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dog biscuit

noun
1.
a hard biscuit for dogs, usually containing ground meat, bones, etc.
2.
Military. a hard dry biscuit used as an emergency ration.
Origin of dog biscuit
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • I'm that near gone I could chaw on a dog biscuit and like it!

    Afloat on the Flood Lawrence J. Leslie
  • A part of each year the plants are about as dry as dog biscuit.

    Watched by Wild Animals Enos A. Mills
  • The third prize was a twenty-pound box of dog biscuit offered by Mr. Dewey, the grocer.

    The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer
  • No one factor is more responsible for skin trouble than the indiscriminate feeding of dog biscuit.

  • There is a shelf displaying packages of dog biscuit, muzzles, etc.

    Class of '29 Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  • If the distance is great, supply plenty of dog biscuit or dry bread and a dish for milk.

    Fur Farming For Profit Hermon Basil Laymon
  • If you insist on a second meal give him a dog biscuit or a bone to gnaw on in the evening.

    Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller
  • It proved to be a dog biscuit, which the recipient at once took to the hearth and began upon.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires Walter Prichard Eaton
  • Vee had heard of one who boiled the lettuce and sent in dog biscuit one mornin' for breakfast cereal.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • The O'Shannon had been insulted; he did not want a dog biscuit; if he could not have a grilled kidney he did not want anything.

British Dictionary definitions for dog biscuit

dog biscuit

noun
1.
a hard biscuit for dogs
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