hard tack


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hard tack

n
(Brewing) informal Irish whisky
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Then, it was a cold and frosty morning and they welcomed us with hard tack biscuits and rum.
SHORT COMMONS was a 16-year-old when purchased by Keith Freeman as a foundation mare for the late John Greetham, but although age was not on her side the Listed-winning daughter of Hard Tack went on to found a dynasty for Greetham that ensured his yellow, red and black colours were never far from the big stage.
We offered tastings of typical 1812 foods, like hard tack and suet, and then let them taste some of our current 'scratch cooking,' like beef stew.
The grub was plain, plentiful and I can still savour the suppers of Spillers hard tack biscuit, with cheese and a mug of hot sweet cocoa.
Frankly they're pretty grateful if they get anything better than grog and hard tack in your average Devon c-store, so Marks will be rubbing his hands in glee at another channel through which to offload his pre-Cambrian Scotch eggs.
My guess is that cookhouses are going to be in short supply wherever it is they're sending us,' grumbled Bob, soaking some hard tack biscuit in his tea.
There were 4,000 men aboard so they decided to take off 3,500, these men were housed in large storage sheds with blankets and groundsheets and fed mostly hard tack and bully beef.
As the ingredients cooked, the texture quickly became brittle chips of amber, similar to hard tack candy.
THERE'S a chance to hear a duo new to the Midlands next week when Hard Tack come to Coventry.
One was for washing and shaving and the other was for your tea, hard tack and biscuits.
It's now 14 days in the open boat, Salt sore eyes and dry parched throat, Hard tack rations now running so low, Our sail is adrift, we are too weak to row.