There are 3 definitions of bisque in English:

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Pronunciation: /bɪsk
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A rich shellfish soup, typically made from lobster.
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    • Scallops come with a rich, foaming lobster bisque.
    • With eyes bigger than our bellies we move on to lobster and prawn bisque, rich with cream and brandy, mopped up with home-made bread and washed down with a crisp, white Sauvignon.
    • Allow the food to dispel your chills - the thick, soothing lobster bisque, the aromatic fennel soup, or a terrine of foie gras that glides down your throat like velvet across a smooth back.

Origin

French, 'crayfish soup'.

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bisque2

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Pronunciation: /bɪsk
 
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noun

  • An extra turn or stroke allowed to a weaker player in croquet.
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    • To our mind, there is a far better handicap than any of these, viz., the bisque.
    • We need to get near one ball, take the first bisque to hit it and croquet it to a useful position whilst getting within hitting distance of another.
    • To take a bisque judiciously requires a cool head and great familiarity with tennis.

Origin

mid 17th century (originally a term in real tennis): from French, of unknown ultimate origin.

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Word of the day astrogation
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noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space

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bisque3

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Pronunciation: /bɪsk
 
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noun

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Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space