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chuck wagon

noun
1.
Western U.S. a wagon carrying cooking facilities and food for serving people working outdoors, as at a ranch or lumber camp.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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chuck wagon

noun
1.
a wagon carrying provisions and cooking utensils for men, such as cowboys, who work in the open
Word Origin
C19: perhaps from chuck² (beef, food)
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