iron rations

pl n

emergency food supplies, esp for military personnel in actionSee also C rations, K ration, MRE

Nearby words

  1. iron mold,
  2. iron out,
  3. iron pan,
  4. iron putty,
  5. iron pyrites,
  6. iron sights,
  7. iron sponge,
  8. iron sulfate,
  9. iron, ralph,
  10. iron-59

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Examples from the Web for 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