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Meaning of CABOOSE

Pronunciation:  ku'boos

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the area for food preparation on a ship

CABOOSE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cookhouse, galley, ship's galley
 See Also: cuddy, kitchen, ship



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ca*boose"\ (k[.a]*b[=oo]s"), n. [Cf. D. kabuis,
kombuis, Dan. kabys, Sw. kabysa, G. kabuse a little room or
hut. The First part of the word seems to be allied to W. cab
cabin, booth. Cf. {Cabin}.] [Written also {camboose}.]
1. (Naut.) A house on deck, where the cooking is done; --
   commonly called the {galley}.

2. (Railroad) A car used on freight or construction trains
   for brakemen, workmen, etc.; a tool car. [U. S.]

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