American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rich, creamy soup made from meat, fish, or shellfish.
- n. A thick cream soup made of puréed vegetables.
- n. Ice cream mixed with crushed macaroons or nuts.
- n. See biscuit.
- n. A pale orange-yellow to yellowish gray.
- n. A color ranging in various industries from moderate yellowish pink to grayish yellow.
- n. An advantage allowed an inferior player in certain games, such as a free point in tennis, an extra turn in croquet, or an additional stroke in golf.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ceramics: Formerly, same as biscuit, 3.
- n. A variety of unglazed white porcelain used for statuettes and other small figures.
- n. In cookery, a soup made of meat or fish slowly stewed until all the strength is extracted, and thickened with finely minced or shredded forcemeat; specifically, such a soup made from crabs, crawfish, shrimps, and the like. Also spelled bisk.
- n. See bisk.
- n. An ice-cream with which powdered macaroons are mixed before freezing. Called also biscuit Tortoni.
- n. See bisk.
- n. A thick creamy soup made from fish, shellfish, meat or vegetables.
- n. sports An extra turn, free point or some other advantage allowed.
- n. A pale pinkish brown colour.
- adj. of a pale pinkish brown colour
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Unglazed white porcelain.
- n. A point taken by the receiver of odds in the game of tennis; also, an extra innings allowed to a weaker player in croquet.
- n. A white soup made of crayfish.
- n. a thick cream soup made from shellfish
- Perhaps from French dialectal, sour soup, from Biscaye, Bay of Biscay.From biscuit.French. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This recipe is a modification of the pumpkin bisque recipe from the Professional Chef, with a bit of advice from Irene.”
“Dirty pigs and sanded cereals can principally call your bisque and toilet seat and elongated un welcoming.”
“There were 12 soups on the menu Tuesday, including the company's most popular lobster bisque, which is also the most expensive with a large portion selling for $20.”
“The bisque is a recipe for "Belzoni Crawfish Rice and Corn" and is found on pages 84 and 85.”
“The bisque, which is a special addition to the menu one evening, has a rich lobster flavor.”
“The material is now made into "bisque," or biscuit, by a preliminary baking in small ovens, when it is ready for painting, if it is to be painted on the biscuit; if not, it is ready for the glazing.”
“Log in to Reply thatonejimguy (UID#3565) on November 12th, 2009 at 12: 23 am it looks more like a bisque to me. or perhaps a reduction sauce.”
“Dirk's Fish and Gourmet offered a light oyster bisque with a generous amount of fresh oysters, the recipe for which they were notably giving away.”
“They were sold in white, black, bisque, stainless steel and with custom panels at major appliance dealers for between $750 and $1,400.”
“Don't miss dishes including the creamy rich lobster and mussels bisque and the succulent lobster flambéed in local rum.”
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