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chuck wagon

n.
A wagon equipped with food and cooking utensils, as on a ranch or in a lumber camp.

chuck wagon

n
a wagon carrying provisions and cooking utensils for men, such as cowboys, who work in the open
[C19: perhaps from chuck2 (beef, food)]

chuck′ wag`on



n. Western U.S. and Canada.
a wagon carrying cooking facilities and food for people working outdoors, as at a ranch.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chuck wagon - a wagon equipped with a cookstove and provisions (for cowboys)chuck wagon - a wagon equipped with a cookstove and provisions (for cowboys)
waggon, wagon - any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
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chuck wagon

n (dated US inf) → Proviantwagen mmit fahrbarer Küche
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Van Herk affirms that he was at pains to validate before a non-Canadian some of the symbols usually attributed to the West from outside, namely the shooting of the tiny red berries called saskatoons, the pioneer entertainment of schooner or chuckwagon racing, and the well-known Marlboro Man, recurrently featuring on the inviting billboards disseminated across the Canadian plains (van Herk 2004: 21).
It wasn't long before he entered his first rodeo competition in the boys' steer-riding event in 1944 and later fulfilled his dream of becoming a chuckwagon driver.
The Order of Malta Ambulance crew, sponsors Daily Mirror and McDonald's, Hayden Davis, who provided all the match balls, Lisburn City Council, Terry Dempster, who provided the Chuckwagon, Hillsborough Boys who roped off the pitches and all members of the League committee.
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My school was right on the edge of the city limits and each year we had a special full-day celebration with the graduating 9th graders consisting of an awards assembly, chuckwagon cookout, rodeo, and games, and I also received special permission from the Chief of Police to shoot right out behind the school.