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bisque

[ bisk ]SEE DEFINITION OF bisque

Synonyms for bisque

  • amber
  • blond
  • buff
  • chrome
  • cream
  • gold
  • ivory
  • lemon
  • saffron
  • sand
  • tawny
  • xanthous
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In the distance a curtain of porphyry and bisque drew its shadow across the moon.

As it was I won in an uneventful six, and took with a bisque the short hole which followed.

The potter will glaze your work for you if you wish, or leave it in the bisque.

A bisque is one stroke which may be claimed at any time during a set.

I tell you: how would it be if we began with a bisque of crab?

And just to prove it I'll bet you a ball a hole from here in—no handicap—not even a bisque.

I assure you I shall appreciate anything from hardtack to bisque ice-cream.

The bisque of almonds requires one pound blanched almonds, one heaping cup of sugar and two pints of cream.

The ice cream was made to look like wood, the caterer using a mixture of vanilla, chocolate, bisque and lemon flavors.

Bisque, bisk, n. a rich soup made of meat or fish slowly stewed and seasoned, crayfish soup.

WORD ORIGIN

soup, 1640s, bisk, from French bisque "crayfish soup" (17c.), said to be an altered form of Biscaye "Biscay." Gamillscheg says: "Volkstümliche Entlehnung aus norm. bisque 'schlechtes Getränk.'" Modern form in English from 1731.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BISQUE

yellow

nounsunny color
  • amber
  • bisque
  • blond
  • buff
  • chrome
  • cream
  • gold
  • ivory
  • lemon
  • saffron
  • sand
  • tawny
  • xanthous
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