camboose

camboose

(kæmˈbuːs)
(formerly, in Canada) n
1. (Forestry) a cabin built as living quarters for a gang of lumbermen
2. (Historical Terms) a cabin built as living quarters for a gang of lumbermen
3. (Forestry) an open fireplace in such a cabin
4. (Historical Terms) an open fireplace in such a cabin
[C19: from Canadian French, from French cambuse hut, store, from Dutch kambuis]
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A meal then was usually a stew of beef or pork, or fish with rice, and beans or peas with a ship's biscuit, all cooked in the galley stove known as the camboose.