mess kit

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mess kit

n.
A set of cooking and eating utensils compactly arranged in a kit, used by soldiers and campers.

mess kit

n
1. (Military) Brit formal evening wear for officers
2. (Military) Also called: mess gear eating utensils used esp in the field

mess′ kit`


n.
a portable set of cooking and eating utensils, used esp. by soldiers and campers. Also called mess′ gear`.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.mess kit - kit containing a metal dish and eating utensilsmess kit - kit containing a metal dish and eating utensils; used by soldiers and campers
kit, outfit - gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
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Some fumbled about with their packs seeking their mess gear, while others proceeded to awaken those who still slept.