pilot bread


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pilot bread

n.
Hardtack.
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Noun1.pilot bread - 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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Additional activities include musical and dance performances, the Pilot Bread recipe contest, and the Opportunities Expo.
Two heavily waxed paperboard boxes contained, well, call it ship's bread, pilot bread, military biscuit--as in "shilling and a biscuit," meaning "in the service of 'Er Majesty the Queen," but in the end it's hardtack, and these were positively petrified specimens.
In addition to dancing, the festival also features storytelling, a fashion show, Native arts and crafts, a quilt show, and a potlatch that feeds hundreds of people with traditional fare: baked venison, caribou, roast moose, musk ox, beaver, rabbit soup, fish stews, ptarmigan, berries, aqutaq (Eskimo ice cream), pilot bread, and ayuq (Labrador tea), made from a commonly found bush.
For seventy communities, Ryan Air is the way residents get diapers, pilot bread, batteries, and all the things necessary for life in rural Alaska.
Additional activities include musical and dance performances, the Pilot Bread Recipe Contest, and the Opportunities Expo featuring businesses to help prepare young athletes for future success.
In a state where residents ship everything from diapers, soda pop, and Pilot Bread to trucks, construction materials, whale meat, generators, and portable toilets, transportation companies' ability to accommodate even the most unusual item in the most remote spot is important.
Sailor Boy Pilot Bread is made in only one place: an Interbake Foods LLC factory in Richmond, Virginia, which started making the crackers in 1919.