rusk


rusk

noun \ˈrəsk\

: a dry, hard cookie that is eaten especially by young children

Full Definition of RUSK

1
:  hard crisp bread originally used as ship's stores
2
:  a sweet or plain bread baked, sliced, and baked again until dry and crisp

Origin of RUSK

modification of Spanish & Portuguese rosca coil, twisted roll
First Known Use: 1595

Rhymes with RUSK

Rusk

biographical name \ˈrəsk\

Definition of RUSK

(David) Dean 1909–1994 United States secy. of state (1961–69)

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