Search Result for "hardtack":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple;
[syn: hardtack, pilot biscuit, pilot bread, sea biscuit, ship biscuit]

2. a mountain mahogany;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hardtack \Hard"tack`\ or Hard-tack \Hard"-tack`\(h[aum]rd"t[a^]k`), n. 1. A name given by soldiers and sailors to a kind of unleavened hard biscuit or sea bread. Called also pilot biscuit, pilot bread, ship biscuit and ship bread [1913 Webster] 2. Any of several mahogany trees, esp. the Cercocarpus betuloides. --MW10 [PJC]




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