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iron rations

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish, Outdoor
iron rationsˌiron ˈrations noun [plural]  DFFDLOsmall amounts of high-energy food, carried by soldiers, mountain climbers etc
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iron rationsThese would be my iron rations for a hard day's cruising the streets in Armstrong.For Jaq by no means equated iron duty with iron rations.
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