Definitions starting with C

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caboose

[W Car.; OED, fireplace on a vessel; DARE, cookhouse on a vessel ... any small, cramped building] n. 1. a hearth for cooking on a boat: 1928 [On sponging boats] meals are cooked in a caboose-a sheltered wooden box resting on the deck-filled with sand on which are large stones, supporting the pots (Curry 67). = GALLEY I, FIRE HEARTH, TRIBBET 2 (Eleu., Andros, White)

2. [DJE, DAE, small house, hut] a camping hut. (Inagua)

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Last update: 2012-01-08 22:40
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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