sea bread

  1. ship biscuit; hardtack.

Origin of sea bread

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby sea bread Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sea bread in a sentence

  • The poor fellow had just eaten half a cake of hard sea bread soaked in water.

    The Gold Brick | Ann S. Stephens
  • 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
  • He applied a poultice of sea bread, in order to reduce the inflammation, which he supposed it would shortly do.

    The Arctic Whaleman | Lewis Holmes