from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. New England & Upper Northern U.S. A boat or small chest equipped with supplies for a lumber camp.
- n. New England & Upper Northern U.S. Provisions for a camp or cabin.
- n. Alaska A small house, bunkhouse, or shed mounted on skids and towed behind a tractor train as eating and sleeping quarters for a work crew.
- n. Alaska An addition built onto a trailer house for extra living or storage space.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as wangan.
Ojibwa waanikaan, storage pit.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)