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Definition of camboose

camboose
Caboose Ca*boose" (k[.a]*b[=oo]s"), n. [Cf. D. kabuis, kombuis, Dan. kabys, Sw. kabysa, G. kabuse a little room or hut. The First part of the word seems to be allied to W. cab cabin, booth. Cf. Cabin.] [Written also camboose.] 1. (Naut.) A house on deck, where the cooking is done; -- commonly called the galley. 2. (Railroad) A car used on freight or construction trains for brakemen, workmen, etc.; a tool car. [U. S.]
Camboose
Camboose Cam*boose", n. (Naut.) See Caboose.

Meaning of camboose from wikipedia

- reference to a cambose or camboose, which described both the food preparation cabin on a ship's main deck and its stove. Camboose may have entered English...
- p****engers must have on deck, housed and conveniently arranged, at least one camboose or cooking range. The dimensions must be at least four eet long and one...
- against the hot stove. A small cooking area on deck was called a caboose or camboose, originating from the Dutch: kombuis, which is still in use today. In English...
- A caboose (also camboose, coboose, cubboos derived from the Dutch kombuis) is a small ship's kitchen, or galley, located on an open deck. At one time a...
- 1998. With Thomas Babits. "1785 Common Sailors' Clothing and a Ship's Camboose from the General Carleton of Whitby". Underwater Archeology 1998. Tucson...
- regulations on such topics as deck space, hospitals, berths, ventilators, cambooses and cooking ranges, discipline and cleanliness, and privies. The additional...
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