Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small, rich, biscuitlike pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle.
  • noun Utah Yeast bread dough, deep-fried and served with honey and butter or with a savory filling.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See stone.
  • noun A soft cake (resembling the biscuit of the United States, but of various shapes and sizes) made from dough of barley-meal or of wheat-flour, raised with bicarbonate of soda or with yeast, and “fired” on a griddle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Scot. A cake, thinner than a bannock, made of wheat or barley or oat meal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small, rich, pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle
  • noun Utah frybread served with honey butter spread on the cooked bread
  • verb Australia, NZ To hit, especially on the head.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Perhaps from Dutch schoonbrood, fine white bread, from Middle Dutch schoonbroot : schoon, bright + broot, bread.]

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