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sea biscuit

n.
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sea biscuit

n
(Cookery) another term for hardtack
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sea′ bis`cuit


n.
ship biscuit; hardtack.
[1670–80]
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Noun1.sea 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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4 SEA BISCUIT -- Great horse, great name, average film 5
It was a shortbread-type hard biscuit (also known as sea biscuit) and was cooked in wood ovens.
He bears the ridicule of his ship mates until the chips are down and there's nary a sea biscuit to be found.
They included Kate Addison on Persy, Lucy Lunt-Bell on Dakota, Taghrid Dawani on Arctic Rose, Hebe Lanyon on Mandella, Yaqoob Mohammed on Sea Biscuit, Mahmood Nowrooz on School Spirit, Talib Al Alawi on Arabian Dunes and Elyas Hussain on Ghayth.
Overdose is like what Sea Biscuit was to the American people during the Depression of the 1930s." The remarkable exploits of the 'Budapest Bullet' constitute only the latest chapter in Ribarszki's highly eventful life.
ESPN is betting big that the genre is due for a resurgence, as is Gary Ross, the writer-director behind "Sea Biscuit." Disney's sports cabler announced March 3 that it had set up ESPN Films to develop features and telepics; and Ross has a deal with Universal to direct an untitled drama set against the world of NASCAR.
"My dad told me I had to watch Sea Biscuit once so I watched it at home, fell asleep and woke up with the music from the closing credits playing.
Judge Len Goodman said of her foxtrot: "I haven't seen trotting like that since Sea Biscuit" (the racehorse).
But the best of Hollywood came in movies like the slick, sentimental but hugely entertaining Sea Biscuit, The Coen Brothers delivered the goods as usual with George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones striking sparks in Intolerable Cruelty.
Possibly the most common product they produced was called the "sea biscuit," or "hardtack."
FAMOUS FIVE Five of the best horses in the history of racing 1 SECRETARIAT Won the US Triple Crown and set time records that still stand today 2 PHAR LAP Won 32 of his last 35 starts (with two 2nds) at distances from 1400m to 3600m 3 MAN O WAR Big Red won 20 of 21 races and was never legitimately beaten 4 SEA BISCUIT Great horse, great name, average film 5 FRANKEL Sir Henry Cecil's last gift to the racing world GAMBLING WISDOM The horses don't have no agents, they don't call me in the morning to renegotiate after winning a race, they don't petition me for more oats and they don't object to urine analysis."
His name was Sea Biscuit, a small crooked-legged racehorse, who became an unlikely darling of the public.