Definitions starting with B

ID #1640

bread biscuit

[cf. Sra. bredeboeskoetoe biscuit from bread WST; US dial. South bread biscuit ADD, Black biscuit bread (Dillard 1977:103); perhaps to distinguish US biscuit (Brit. scone) from Ill-it. biscuit (US cookie)] n. a biscuit or scone: 1918 He saw de woman preparin' all dese roas' pig an' bread biscuits (Parsons 80). cf. FLOUR BISCUIT (DM.)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-08 14:58
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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