tea biscuit

flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
Syn: ↑teacake
Hypernyms: ↑cookie, ↑cooky, ↑biscuit

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Britain : a short or sweet biscuit served with afternoon tea : cracker, cookie

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a small, round, soft biscuit, usually shortened and sweetened.

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tea biscuit noun
Any of various kinds of sweetish biscuits, often eaten with tea
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Main Entry:tea

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tea biscuit,
British. a shortbread or cooky, usually served with a cup of tea.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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