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Hardtack

noun
1.
Very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple.  Synonyms: pilot biscuit, pilot bread, sea biscuit, ship biscuit.
2.
A mountain mahogany.






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"Hardtack" Quotes from Famous Books



... coffee, which he passed around with hardtack to everybody. Then all but Steve and our party retired to the inner room, one of the women standing a loose door against the aperture. Steve curled up in an old quilt on one of the benches, while Hubbard, ...
— The Lure of the Labrador Wild • Dillon Wallace

... aside their soiled flags and began munching hardtack; Captain West came over, bringing his own rations to offer her, but she refused with a gesture, sitting there, chin propped in her palms, elbows ...
— Special Messenger • Robert W. Chambers



Words linked to "Hardtack" :   mahogany tree, sea biscuit, mahogany, biscuit



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