iron ration

noun

: an emergency ration

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of iron ration was in 1867

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“Iron ration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iron%20ration. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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