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Meat biscuit definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Biscuit Bis"cuit, n. [F. biscuit (cf. It. biscotto, Sp. bizcocho, Pg. biscouto), fr. L. bis twice + coctus, p. p. of coquere to cook, bake. See Cook, and cf. Bisque a kind of porcelain.] 1. A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet, or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship biscuit. According to military practice, the bread or biscuit of the Romans was twice prepared in the oven. --Gibbon. 2. A small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or made light with soda or baking powder. Usually a number are baked in the same pan, forming a sheet or card. 3. Earthen ware or porcelain which has undergone the first baking, before it is subjected to the glazing. 4. (Sculp.) A species of white, unglazed porcelain, in which vases, figures, and groups are formed in miniature. Meat biscuit, an alimentary preparation consisting of matters extracted from meat by boiling, or of meat ground fine and combined with flour, so as to form biscuits.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Meat Meat, n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage, OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. Mast fruit, Mush.] 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg. --Chaucer. And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat. --Gen. i. 29. Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you. --Gen. ix. 3. 2. The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat. 3. Specifically, dinner; the chief meal. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Meat biscuit. See under Biscuit. Meat earth (Mining), vegetable mold. --Raymond. Meat fly. (Zo["o]l.) See Flesh fly, under Flesh. Meat offering (Script.), an offering of food, esp. of a cake made of flour with salt and oil. To go to meat, to go to a meal. [Obs.] To sit at meat, to sit at the table in taking food.




 


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