[hahrd-tak] /ˈhɑrdˌtæk/

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.

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