One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A thin, crisp cracker leavened with baking soda.
- ‘Those of the former sort were formerly baked by a particular method which called for a dough leavened with bicarbonate of soda (hence the term ‘soda cracker’) and left to stand until pockets of carbon dioxide formed in the mixture.’
- ‘In addition to agreeing that they should come in immediately, they also offered the time honored wisdom of eating soda crackers upon rising in the morning.’
- ‘Up until the day he retired, he could never again bring himself to eat even a single soda cracker in that office.’
- ‘She called out for Andrew to get some clean clothes from Jessica's bag and some soda crackers.’
- ‘Usually patients tend to gain weight because they habitually drink milk or eat soda crackers to get relief from the heartburn.’
soda cracker/ˈsōdə ˌkrakər/
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