rusk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Spanish or Portuguese rosca (a twist or roll of bread)

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Noun[edit]

rusk (countable and uncountable, plural rusks)

Zwieback
  1. a rectangular, hard, dry biscuit
  2. a twice-baked bread, slices of bread baked until they are hard and crisp (also called a zwieback)
    • 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 25, Crime out of Mind[1]:
      A newly-arrived couple at the next table [] admitted that “this was more like” and that if the Alpenrose could also produce a proper cup of tea it would be just like home. Bill Andreyef, who was eating a lightly-boiled egg and a rusk, regarded the other diners with resentment.
  3. a weaning food for children
  4. a cereal binder used in meat product manufacture

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Noun[edit]

rusk n (genitive singular rusks, plural rusk)

  1. waste, rubbish, garbage

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rusk ruskið rusk ruskini
Accusative rusk ruskið rusk ruskini
Dative ruski ruskinum ruskum ruskunum
Genitive rusks rusksins ruska ruskanna

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

rusk n (definite singular rusket, indefinite plural rusk, definite plural ruska or ruskene)

  1. waste, rubbish, garbage