tea biscuit


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tea biscuit

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

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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Smooth Radio is the aural equivalent of a rich tea biscuit, a boyfriend/girlfriend so inoffensive that you could introduce him/her to your mother and she would be relieved and at the same time wonder if she is ever going to have any grandchildren.
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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.
Just behind Harry, Britons voted the moreish Rich Tea biscuit as one of the special things that make Britain great.
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We expect this cookie to become an instant favorite, particularly among LU's current tea biscuit consumers.
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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.
But he quickly tired of such unpatriotic behaviour, remembered he was a Brit, and crumbled like a dunked Rich Tea biscuit.
But the rich tea biscuit - often hailed as a classic for dipping - trailed way behind in 10th place with just one per cent of the poll.