from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, rich, biscuitlike pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle.
- n. Utah Yeast bread dough, deep-fried and served with honey and butter or with a savory filling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small, rich, pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle
- n. frybread served with honey butter spread on the cooked bread
- v. To hit, especially on the head.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cake, thinner than a bannock, made of wheat or barley or oat meal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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.
- n. See stone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
Perhaps from Dutch schoonbrood, fine white bread, from Middle Dutch schoonbroot : schoon, bright + broot, bread.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)