noun see wanigan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wannigan — noun see wanigan * * * wannegan, wannigan varr. wanigan …   Useful english dictionary

  • wannigan — noun A box used to store food on canoe or sledding trips. Usually made of wood. Syn: camp box, chuck box, grub box, patrol box …   Wiktionary

  • wannigan — wan·i·gan or wan·ni·gan (wŏn’ĭ gən) also wan·gun (wŏn’gən, wăng’ ) n. 1) New England & Upper Northern US a) A boat or small chest equipped with supplies for a lumber camp. b) Provisions for a camp or cabin. 2) Alaska a) A small house, bunkhouse,… …   Word Histories

  • wanigan — or wannigan noun Etymology: Ojibwa wa•nikka•n pit Date: circa 1848 a shelter (as for sleeping, eating, or storage) often mounted on wheels or tracks and towed by tractor or mounted on a raft or boat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lake Temagami — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Temagami image lake = Temagami 79.97192W 47.01192N.jpg caption lake = The lake with its many branches, bays and islands image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Temagami, Ontario coords =… …   Wikipedia

  • Flambeau River — The Flambeau River is a tributary of the Chippewa River in northern Wisconsin, USA. It drains an area of 1860 square miles [USGS gauging station at Bruce, WI near the mouth, http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?05360500] and descends from an… …   Wikipedia

  • wanigan — /won i geuhn/, n. 1. a lumberjack s trunk. 2. a lumber camp s supply chest. 3. a small house on wheels or tractor treads, used as an office or shelter in temporary lumber camps. 4. (esp. in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest) a lean to or other… …   Universalium

  • wannegan — wannegan, wannigan varr. wanigan …   Useful english dictionary

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