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biscuits, plural;
  1. Light brown in color

  1. A small, typically round cake of bread leavened with baking powder, baking soda, or sometimes yeast

  2. A cookie or cracker

  3. A light brown color

  4. A small flat piece of wood used to join two mortised planks together

  1. small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda
  2. cookie: any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
  3. A biscuit is a baked edible product. The term is used to apply to two distinctly different products in North America and the Commonwealth Nations.
  4. A biscuit in the United States, and widely used in popular American English, is a small bread made with baking powder or baking soda as a chemical leavening agent rather than yeast.
  5. Biscuit (aka Bizkit or Biskit) is a drinking game originating in France using a pair of standard dice.
  6. A biscuit joiner or sometimes plate joiner is a woodworking tool used to join two pieces of wood together. ...
  7. (Biscuits (album)) Biscuits was an EP of live and unreleased cuts by Living Colour, released on July 16, 1991. The Sony Music Japan edition of this disc had nine extra tracks not available on the international editions. ...
  8. A cookie; A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet; A form of unglazed earthenware; The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships; made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes and slowly baked; often infested with weevils; A light ...
  9. (BISCUITS) The word "biscuit" is derived from the Latin panis biscoctus, "twice-baked bread." From the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, forms of the word included besquite and bisket. Similar forms are noted in many European languages. ...
  10. (BISCUITS) To dream of biscuits signifies a journey bringing wealth or happiness. To give biscuits to others indicates that you enjoy too many pleasures.
  11. (Biscuits) Americans call them cookies but in Australia we call them biscuits and bikkies for short
  12. (Biscuits) Biscuit is the traditional English word for “cookie”, although you will probably find that most cookies of an American origin (like chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies) are sold as “cookies” or “American-style cookies” and not biscuits. ...
  13. (Biscuits) Eating or baking them, indicates ill health and family peace ruptured over silly disputes.
  14. (Biscuits) Girl guides sold them and they were good with butter. Otherwise Mums baked them. The word “cookies” was only in the comics.
  15. (Biscuits) are predominantly used in joining sheet goods such as plywood, particle board and medium-density fiberboard. They are sometimes used with solid wood, replacing mortise and ten on joints as they are easier to make and almost as strong. ...
  16. (Biscuits) common name for cookies, many of which are also known as Kiwi Crisps, Maori Kisses, Hokey Pokey Biscuits, Moomba Fingers, and so on.
  17. (Biscuits) the newest addition to the After Eight family, these combine dark chocolate with mint in a biscuit.
  18. Unglazed ceramic, particularly porcelain, which is either not yet glazed, or which is to be left as it is. Biscuit porcelain, also incorrectly called bisque, is often employed to make miniature versions of marble statuary. It takes its name from its grainy texture.
  19. cookie or cracker (sweet biscuit or savoury biscuit)
  20. A type of batter used to make sponge sheets or fingers. Also indicates a batter where the yolks and whites are whipped separately and folded together.
  21. A small bread made with flour, leavening and fat. In England, the term may be used to describe a cracker or cookie.
  22. The ships were provisioned for three years. This was roughly calculated by multiplying the number of men on the expedition (129) by 1,095 (the number of days in three years) by an estimate of the weekly intake needed by each person aboard:
  23. Fat is cut into the dry ingredients (sifted together) and the liquid is then added slowly and mixed until just combined. The biscuit method is used for biscuits, scones, and pie dough.
  24. Historically this word was applied to soft enriched breads baked in Guernsey and NE Scotland.
  25. £100 or £1,000. Initially suggested (Mar 2007) by a reader who tells me that the slang term 'biscuit', meaning £100, has been in use for several years, notably in the casino trade (thanks E). ...