- nounflat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea• Syn: ↑teacake• Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain
* * *noun
* * *a small, round, soft biscuit, usually shortened and sweetened.
* * *tea biscuit nounAny of various kinds of sweetish biscuits, often eaten with tea• • •Main Entry: ↑tea
* * *tea biscuit,British. a shortbread or cooky, usually served with a cup of tea.
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