Biscuit

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Biscuit

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 1,000 pounds. The term gained currency in the gambling industry as 1,000-pound chips are larger than others, looking like biscuits or cookies.
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Although 2005 saw the highest level of market activity, according to Desidiero, 2007 took the cake when it came to pricey sales.
It took them months to sweet-talk an Iowa farm into shipping the sorghum their pecan pies require, but finding sweet shredded coconut really took the cake.
But the reception really took the cake, as the food and beverages flowed, a live duo, MORE & GENDEL, sang and played, and Barry posed for pictures surrounded by his three female backup singers while cutting a large chocolate cake with "Barry, you're the ultimate," written on it.
I've seen many interesting things during my time in the Navy, but something I witnessed at the start of a deployment took the cake.