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Definition: Meat biscuit
(m[=e]t), 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
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.
. See under Biscuit
(Mining), vegetable mold. --Raymond.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Flesh fly
, under Flesh
(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.
, 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
1. A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet,
or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship
According to military practice, the bread or biscuit
of the Romans was twice prepared in the oven.
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.
, 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.