pilot biscuit


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Related to pilot biscuit: hardtack, pilot bread

pilot biscuit

n
(Nautical Terms) another term for hardtack
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Noun1.pilot biscuit - very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
biscuit - small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda
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He put the sweet snack in a Kodak photographic envelope complete with the original note, which stated "Pilot biscuit from Titanic lifeboat April 1912".
Others are Dominion Lumber, Pallister Furniture, Raber Glove, Gemini Fashions, and Culinar, maker of Marvens Pilot Biscuits - a staple of Arctic hunters and fishermen.