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Definition of camboose
cambooseCaboose 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.] CambooseCamboose Cam*boose", n. (Naut.)
Meaning of camboose from wikipedia
to a cambose
, which described
both the food preparation cabin
on a ship's main deck and its stove. Camboose
may have entered
- p****engers must have on deck, housed
arranged, at least
range. The dimensions
must be at least
four eet long and one...
the hot stove. A small cooking
area on deck was called
from the Dutch: kombuis, which
in use today. In English...
- A caboose
, 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
and a Ship's Camboose
from the General Carleton
of Whitby". Underwater Archeology
on such topics
as deck space, hospitals, berths, ventilators, cambooses
and cleanliness, and privies. The additional...
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