Slang Entry # 26 - biscuit

biscuit noun 1 a good-looking member of whatever sex attracts you US, 1990. 2 a promiscuous woman US, 1993. 3 the buttocks US, 1950. 4 the head US, 1934. 5 a watch US, 1905. 6 a phonograph record US, 1950. 7 in the context of live rock and roll, a deep bass note when it is felt as well as heard. A term especially but not exclusively applied to the bass playing of Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead US, 1997. 8 a white tablet of methadone, a synthetic narcotic used to treat heroin addicts US, 1972. 9 fifty rocks of crack cocaine US, 2003. 10 a tablet of MDMA, the recreational drug best known as ecstasy UK, 2002. 11 the hallucinogenic drug, peyote US, 1992. 12 a handgun US, 1962. 13 a black prisoner US, 1976. 14 a can of c-rations. Vietnam war usage US, 1991. 15 used as a euphemism for 'bitch' US, 1999. 16 a fool, an idiot SOUTH AFRICA, 2004

biscuit adjective easy US, 1997

biscuit bitch noun a female Red Cross volunteer. Vietnam War usage; less common than the more popular DOUGHNUT DOLLY US, 1983

biscuit box noun
a Ford Transit van, or other vehicle of similar style. When struck, an unladen van has a similar tonal quality to an empty biscuit tin UK, 1981

biscuit class noun economy class air travel on a small route. A playful allusion to 'business class' travel and the biscuits given to economy class passengers NEW ZEALAND, 1987

Biscuit Foot McKinnon nickname used as a nickname for a stereotypical Cape Bretoner. Because of the large Scottish settlement of this part of Nova Scotia, many people have the same last name: MacDonald, McKinnon, and so forth. Nicknames are common to distinguish family members with the same first name, too. CANADA, 1999

biscuits noun 1 money US, 1977. 2 crack cocaine. From BISCUIT (a measure of crack) UK, 2003

biscuits and cheese noun the knees. Rhyming slang, remembered in use during World War 2, sometimes shortened to 'biscuits' UK, 1960

biscuit snatcher noun the hand; a finger US, 1953