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[mass noun] Bread or other nourishing food, especially as eaten by sailors or soldiers:‘we had butter and soft tack twice a week’
- ‘And every day we'll eat soft tack and live on steak and duff.’
- ‘While at Carondelet we who had money lived on soft tack and milk so you see we had good healthy food.’
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