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bisque 1

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Pronunciation: /bɪsk/
/biːsk/

noun

[mass noun]
A rich shellfish soup, typically made from lobster.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with bisque

brisk, disc, disk, fisc, frisk, risk, whisk

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bisque 2 Line breaks: bisque

noun

An extra turn or stroke allowed to a weaker player in croquet.
Example sentences
  • 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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bisque 3 Line breaks: bisque

noun

Another term for biscuit (sense 2).

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