ship biscuit

[ ship-bis-kit ]


Origin of ship biscuit

First recorded in 1790–1800
  • Sometimes ship bread .

Words Nearby ship biscuit Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ship biscuit in a sentence

  • They slackened their talk and began smacking their lips over ship-biscuit, marmalade, and tea.

    Tramping on Life | Harry Kemp
  • We wound up the evening with ship-biscuit and brandy-and-water—ration brandy—French—superb.

  • Hand me up a plate and a fistful of ship biscuit, and leave me to deal with 'em.

    Poison Island | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • On the third day the white bread had become as hard as ship-biscuit, so that we had to break it up and soak it in water.

  • Jim at this came running out of the cave with a face of joy, a bag of ship-biscuit, and a lot of other things.

    Robbery Under Arms | Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood