Every man's hunger seemed to increase tenfold, so that even the odor of boiling "salt-horse" from the galley did not trouble us.
Yes, they are all departed, and there is nothing left us but salt-horse and sea-biscuit.
One must always flatter the pea-soup, and the salt-horse, and particularly the bread-pudding, if one expects any consideration.
Of food, we had a fairly plentiful supply of "salt-horse," that was something more than high—it was putrid.
They worked at the rope-tarring till suppertime, then rose wearily, stretching, and went for their salt-horse and biscuit.
We spent the Fourth of July at Shreveport; our only food being "salt-horse," "hard-tack" and coffee.