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bisque

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noun \ˈbisk\

Definition of bisque

  1. 1 a :  a thick cream soup made with shellfish or game b :  a cream soup of pureed vegetables

  2. 2 :  ice cream containing powdered nuts or macaroons



Origin of bisque

French


First Known Use: 1647

Rhymes with bisque


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bisque

noun

Definition of bisque

  1. :  odds allowed an inferior player: as a :  a point taken when desired in a set of tennis b :  an extra turn in croquet c :  one or more strokes off a golf score



Origin of bisque

French


First Known Use: circa 1656


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bisque

noun

Definition of bisque

  1. :  biscuit 2; especially :  unglazed china that is not to be glazed but is hard-fired and vitreous



Origin of bisque

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: 1664


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