pilot bread

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pilot bread very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pilot bread ship biscuit.
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Usage

In literature:

We also soak some pilot-bread, and fry that for a dessert, eating a little sugar on it if we can spare it.
"How to Camp Out" by John M. Gould
Paper, Straw 30 " " Pilot Bread 150 " arroba.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
At noon they dismounted and lunched on salt-pork and pilot bread.
"The Story of Wool" by Sara Ware Bassett
You're too beefy, Clen, a couple of weeks on pilot bread and tea always does you good.
"The Gold Girl" by James B. Hendryx
He was soon enjoying a cup of hot coffee and pilot bread.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
At noon I ate some pilot bread and a can of sardines bought from my employers.
"Gold" by Stewart White
If he should get a grouch, we might have nothing but pilot bread and water.
"Four Afloat" by Ralph Henry Barbour
At noon he made a fireless camp, ate some pilot bread, and caribou meat.
"Snowdrift" by James B. Hendryx
Pilot bread or crackers, split and soaked, may be added just before last boiling.
"New Royal Cook Book" by Anonymous
They go fine raw when you feel just nippy, you see, along with a piece of pilot bread.
"Motor Boat Boys on the Great Lakes" by Louis Arundel
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