from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A set of cooking and eating utensils compactly arranged in a kit, used by soldiers and campers.
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- n. A compact set of eating utensils (including plate, cup, utensils) and sometimes cooking pots etc, used in the field by soldiers and by campers.
- n. A formal uniform, worn for occasions such as mess dinners.
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- n. kit containing a metal dish and eating utensils; used by soldiers and campers
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