We have a rejected recruit for a cook, and have made a draft on the commissary for salt horse, hard-tack and coffee.
The black fin was swimming around the salt horse, and it was easy to decide between them.
The "salt horse" which was served out for breakfast aboard the Royal James made scant appeal to the Delaware boy's appetite.
Meantime the cook forgot that he was the humble dispenser of salt horse and pea soup.
They are most valuable additions to a fleet, for they supply fresh meat and vegetables to improve "Jack's" diet of "salt horse."
We would hardly spare the time to get a bite of salt horse—neither eat nor sleep.
I supposed he was going to ask me to let the watch break out a barrel of flour, or some salt horse.
Then we pulled ourselves together and cooked coffee and salt horse.
This is even better than salt horse, declared Wiley, munching away.
In one hold was discovered a number of barrels of "salt horse and pork," but they were all dried up and unfit for human food.