- A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet,
or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship biscuit. - A small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or
made light with soda or baking powder. Usually a number are baked in
the same pan, forming a sheet or card. - Earthen ware or porcelain which has undergone the first
baking, before it is subjected to the glazing. - A species of white, unglazed porcelain, in which vases,
figures, and groups are formed in miniature.