pilot biscuit


noun


Nearby words

  1. pilosebaceous,
  2. pilosity,
  3. pilot,
  4. pilot balloon,
  5. pilot bird,
  6. pilot boat,
  7. pilot burner,
  8. pilot cell,
  9. pilot chart,
  10. pilot cloth

Origin of pilot biscuit

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40

Also called pilot bread.

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British Dictionary definitions for pilot biscuit

pilot biscuit

noun

another term for hardtack
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