Camboose
Camboose Cam*boose", n. (Naut.) See {Caboose}. [1913 Webster]

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  • camboose — Caboose 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camboose — variant of caboose * * * camboose var. of caboose …   Useful english dictionary

  • camboose — n. galley or cooking area on a ship (Nautical); last car on a train …   English contemporary dictionary

  • camboose — n. See caboose …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Caboose — A caboose (North American railway terminology) or brake van or guard s van (British terminology) is a manned rail transport vehicle coupled at the end of a freight train. Although cabooses were once used on nearly every freight train in North… …   Wikipedia

  • Caboose — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galley — Caboose 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bakery — Synonyms and related words: appetizing store, bakehouse, bakeshop, bodega, butcher shop, caboose, camboose, cookery, cookhouse, cookroom, creamery, cuisine, dairy, deli, delicatessen, food shop, food store, fruit stand, galley, grocery, grocery… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • caboose — Synonyms and related words: Pullman, Pullman car, baggage car, bakehouse, bakery, boxcar, camboose, car, carriage, chair car, coach, coal car, cookery, cookhouse, cookroom, covered waggon, cuisine, day coach, diner, dinghy, dining car, drawing… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • compartment — Synonyms and related words: alcove, bay, below, between decks, boiler room, booth, box, brig, bunker, cabin, caboose, camboose, cavity, cell, cellule, chamber, chart room, conning tower, crib, crypt, cubicle, division, enclosed space, engine room …   Moby Thesaurus

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