midshipman's nuts

plural noun

variants or less commonly midshipmen's nuts
: pieces of broken sea biscuit
sailors … pick up their broken biscuits, or midshipman's nutsHerman Melville

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“Midshipman's nuts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midshipman%27s%20nuts. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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