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iron rations

pl n
  1. emergency food supplies, esp for military personnel in actionSee also C rations, K ration, MRE
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Related Words for iron rations

armament, bomb, bullet, cartridge, rocket, materiel, missile, chemical, explosive, shrapnel, torpedo, gunpowder, ammo, napalm, shell, shot, fuse, grenade, charge

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Historical Examples of iron rations

  • Onto every box car was loaded anywhere from 36 to 50 soldiers and a supply of iron-rations for the trip.

    The Delta of the Triple Elevens

    William Elmer Bachman