tea biscuit


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tea biscuit

n.
Any of various plain cookies or biscuits often served with tea. Also called teacake.
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tea biscuit

n
(Cookery) Brit any of various semisweet biscuits
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Noun1.tea biscuit - flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with teatea biscuit - flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Wingo's ultimate proposal is that ritual works to create cultural objects (an American cookie or English tea biscuit is given as an example) whose identity is fuzzy enough that they remain flexible and mysterious, and therefore able to contain much meaning.
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The nurses kindly laid me on a trolley and gave me a cup of hot, sweet tea and a rich tea biscuit.
But, at 40 calories per biscuit, the calorie count is the same, and two more than in McVitie's standard rich tea biscuit. McVitie's Lights on the other hand contain more sugar than its standard Digestive.