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cathead biscuit



cathead biscuit (plural cathead biscuits)

  1. (US) A large fluffy biscuit, typically served with gravy.
    • 1969, Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, New York: Bantam, 1971, Chapter 6, p. 30,[1]
      Her cathead biscuits were at least three inches in diameter and two inches thick. The trick to eating catheads was to get the butter on them before they got cold—then they were delicious. When, unluckily, they were allowed to get cold, they tended to a gooeyness, not unlike a wad of tired gum.