lobscouse


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lob·scouse

 (lŏb′skous′)
n.
A sailor's stew made of meat, vegetables, and hardtack.

[Perhaps British dialectal (northeast England) lob, to bubble + scouse, of unknown origin.]

lobscouse

(ˈlɒbˌskaʊs)
n
(Cookery) a sailor's stew of meat, vegetables, and hardtack
[C18: perhaps from dialect lob to boil + scouse, broth; compare loblolly]

lob•scouse

(ˈlɒb skaʊs)

n.
a sailor's stew of meat, potatoes, onions, hardtack, etc.
[1700–10; obscurely akin to loblolly]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lobscouse - a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
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Tables, cups and plates were sent flying and boiling water and lobscouse was flung over guests.
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Ben then asks what she's made for supper and she tells him, "I've warmed thou some o' that lobscouse 'at wur laft yesterday.
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Scouse or lobscouse came to mean any cheap, unthickened meat stew, usually comprising lamb or mutton and always containing potatoes.