water biscuit

noun

: a cracker of flour and water and sometimes fat

Examples of water biscuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And even as Minou goes about procuring fennel pie and rose-water biscuits at a busy market stall, the region’s violent history seeks to reassert itself. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, 20 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of water biscuit was in 1786

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“Water biscuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20biscuit. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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