chuck wagon


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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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A Taste of Cowboy: Ranch Recipes and Tales from the Trail is chuck wagon cooking at its best, and originates from an author who grew up ranching and began cooking for cattle ranchers in 1993 from his 1876 Studebaker chuck wagon.
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The Duke was comfortable to wear an old pair of Levi's and a green and blue plaid shirt, reports the Telegraph.he Prince was reported to have given his bodyguards a moment of panic as he decided to take the reins of a chuck wagon, as well as climb on top of a metal pen to get a closer look at a rodeo bull.
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Texas rancher Charles Goodnight saw an opportunity to fill this basic need and in 1866 created the prototype for the chuck wagon. This was a rebuilt surplus Army wagon which had extra-durable iron axles, to which he attached a cubbyhole with drawers at the back of the wagon facing the rear with a hinged lid that let down on a swinging leg to form a work table.
This old saying, passed from early European wagon makers, had direct relevance in the Texas Panhandle when Charles Goodnight, the first rancher in the panhandle, invented and built the first "kitchen on wheels." Used extensively on trail drives and ranch roundups, the vehicle was called a chuck wagon.
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