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Meaning of RUSK

Pronunciation:  rusk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
 

RUSK is a 4 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: Brussels biscuit, twice-baked bread, zwieback
 
 See Also: toast

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rusk\, n. [Sp. rosca de mar sea rusks, a kind of biscuit,
rosca properly meaning, a screw, spiral.]
1. A kind of light, soft bread made with yeast and eggs,
   often toasted or crisped in an oven; or, a kind of
   sweetened biscuit.

2. A kind of light, hard cake or bread, as for stores.
   --Smart.

3. Bread or cake which has been made brown and crisp, and
   afterwards grated, or pulverized in a mortar.

 

 

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