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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish
biscuitbis‧cuit /ˈbɪskɪt/ ●●● S2 noun  1 [countable] British EnglishDFF a small thin dry cake that is usually sweet and made for one person to eat syn cookie American English a packet of chocolate biscuits cheese and biscuits2 [countable] American EnglishDFF a type of soft bread baked in small round pieces3 [uncountable] a light brown colour4 take the biscuit
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biscuitbiscuits and gravyMolly had buttoned up the braces on Jacqueline's trousers and found her youngest child a biscuit when she heard the screams.June unwrapped the flimsy tissue paper from one of the almond biscuits and rolled it carefully into a tube.Disadvantages of the stuff are that it attracts fluff, hair and biscuit crumbs.There's sweets and biscuits as well as nuts and fruit.All those goodies from pork pies to chocolate biscuits had to be atoned.When I get home Mrs Marsh has polished off half the biscuits in the tin and the teapot is all but empty.He dipped one of the biscuits into the tea and ate it in one.
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