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lobscouse

[lob-skous] /ˈlɒb skaʊs/
noun
1.
a stew of meat, potatoes, onions, ship biscuit, etc.
Also, lobscourse
[lob-skawrs, -skohrs] /ˈlɒb skɔrs, -skoʊrs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; cf. loblolly; Norwegian lapskaus, Danish labskovs, German labskaus all ultimately < English
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lobscouse

/ˈlɒbˌskaʊs/
noun
1.
a sailor's stew of meat, vegetables, and hardtack
Word Origin
C18: perhaps from dialect lob to boil + scouse, broth; compare loblolly
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