from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place for keeping small supplies or a reserve stock; especially, the chest in a lumber-camp containing clothing, shoes, tobacco, etc., which are sold to the men.
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"No. The old man took the stranger into the wangun camp, where it was private, and they talked.
"Oh, well, at last we heard the old man howlin 'and yowlin' in the wangun camp and then he comes a-pushing the tall stranger out with such awful language as you know he can.