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hard tack

n
(Brewing) informal Irish whisky
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government, which supports Trump's hard tack against its arch-foe, has largely been reticent about the spiralling tensions.
The Trump administration cast its hard tack against the Iranian nuclear deal as a response, in part, to Tehran's military interventions in the region.
Trump's hard tack against the nuclear deal, while welcomed by Israel, has stirred fears of a possible regional flare-up.
"We studied a lot of maritime history, and early explorers would eat hard tack, which are essentially crackers, while out at sea."
Then, it was a cold and frosty morning and they welcomed us with hard tack biscuits and rum.
This would give them the chance of eating proper bread instead of almost unpalatable hard tack biscuits, and it would also enable the baking of cakes and puddings for the wounded and ill.
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.
'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.
The hard tack achieved a new level in durability and when I tried to soften mine by dipping it in salt water, the others fortunately restrained me.
"When we did get back to Rosyth we filled the engine room with large cardboard boxes filled with emergency rations of ship's biscuits (hard tack) and dark chocolate for the forces as well as the civilians.