a , saltless biscuit, formerly much used aboard ships and for army rations.
a kind of hard saltless biscuit, formerly eaten esp by sailors as a staple aboard ship Also called pilot biscuit, ship’s biscuit, sea biscuit
another term for hardtack
1836, “ship’s biscuit,” from hard (adj.) + tack (n.3); soft-tack was soft wheaten bread.
noun 1. (def 1).
noun 1. one cell in a battery selected and tested to determine the charge or discharge current for the entire battery.
noun 1. any of a number of charts issued to mariners by the U.S. Hydrographic Office and showing meteorological, hydrographic, and navigational conditions prevailing, or likely to prevail, subsequent to the date of issue in some part of the world: issued monthly for most areas. 2. a chart giving information on atmospheric conditions at various […]
- Pilot cloth
noun 1. a type of thick blue cloth used esp to make sailor’s coats