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A wagon equipped with food and cooking utensils, as on a ranch or in a lumber camp.
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a wagon carrying provisions and cooking utensils for men, such as cowboys, who work in the open
[C19: perhaps from chuck2 (beef, food)]
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n. Western U.S. and Canada.
a wagon carrying cooking facilities and food for people working outdoors, as at a ranch.
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