biscuit and cookie


biscuit and cookie
Cockney Rhyming Slang
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English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • cookie — not cooky, is the established spelling in its various meanings: in AmE ‘a biscuit’ and (slang) a person (as in tough cookie), in Scottish ‘a plain bun’. Since the 1980s cookie has become more familiar in all forms of English as a computing term… …   Modern English usage

  • Biscuit — A biscuit (IPAEng|ˈbɪskɨt) is a small baked product; the exact meaning varies markedly in different parts of the world. The origin of the word biscuit is from Latin via Middle French and means cooked twice , hence biscotti in Italian (similar to… …   Wikipedia

  • Biscuit (disambiguation) — Biscuit, literally meaning twice baked, typically refers to various baked goods from different countries.Biscuit as a food may refer to:*Biscuit, in North America, a small, round, soft, moist, and cake shaped piece of quick bread *Cookie, a small …   Wikipedia

  • Biscuit roll — Chinese name Chinese 蛋卷 …   Wikipedia

  • biscuit — [bis′kit] n. pl. biscuits or biscuit [ME bisquit, besquit < OFr bescuit (altered, under infl. of OIt biscotto) < ML biscoctum < (panis) bis coctus, (bread) twice baked < L bis, twice (see BINARY) + coctus, pp. of coquere,COOK] 1.… …   English World dictionary

  • Cookie — This article is about the food. For the computer term, see HTTP cookie. For other uses, see Cookie (disambiguation). Cookie Chocolate chip cookies …   Wikipedia

  • Cookie jar — This article is about a jar that holds cookies. For other uses, see Cookie jar (disambiguation). Cookie jars are utilitarian or decorative ceramic or glass jars often found in American and Canadian kitchens. In the United Kingdom, they are known… …   Wikipedia

  • Cookie Bear (New Zealand) — Toy of the New Zealand Cookie Bear Cookie Bear, otherwise known as CB, is a familiar character in New Zealand originally associated with Hudsons and now Griffins biscuits. Cookie Bear s popularity grew with New Zealand children through the Cookie …   Wikipedia

  • Cookie cutter — Some simple cutout cookie cutters A cookie cutter in American English and biscuit cutter in Commonwealth English is a tool to cut out cookie/biscuit dough in a particular shape. They are often used for seasonal occasions when well known… …   Wikipedia

  • biscuit — biscuitlike, adj. /bis kit/, n. 1. a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast. 2. Chiefly Brit. a. a dry and crisp or hard bread in thin, flat cakes, made without yeast or other raising agent; …   Universalium