- 1 countable/numerable [Cookery/Cocina] 1.1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) bollo (m), panecillo (m), bísquet (m) (Mexico/México) 1.2 (cookie, cracker) (British English/inglés británico) galleta (f), galletita (f) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) to take the biscuit (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] ser* el colmo or el acabóse [colloquial/familiar] I thought she was lazy, but you take the biscuit! ¡yo pensaba que ella era vaga pero tú te llevas la palma! 1.3 (for dog) galleta (feminine)More example sentences
- The boiling and frying technique remained in use in the Middle Ages for making cracknels, which were small, crisp, sweet biscuits.
- Instead of high-fat foods like chocolate, biscuits, cakes and crisps, try healthier alternatives such as fresh fruit, crusty bread or crackers.
- The Salvation Army says it would welcome any food that would keep, such as chocolates, sweets, biscuits, mince pies and selection boxes.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (porcelain, earthenware) bizcocho (m), biscuit (m)More example sentences
- She says that at present, students are able to learn, experiment and practice with the preparation of clay and hand-making techniques for biscuit and glaze firing.
- At first his slip painting on biscuit porcelain simply peeled off.
- This biscuit porcelain example, with its marbled black surround bearing its identifying label, came from the collection of a German princely family.
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