sea bread


noun

ship biscuit; hardtack.

Origin of sea bread

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for sea bread

  • The cook had boiled me a piece of salt beef to carry with me, and put up two or three pounds of sea-bread.

    Journal of Voyages|Jacob Dunham