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n. - A stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors.

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  • It was what the sailors called lobscouse, a sort of pudding made of ship biscuits, liver, and fish.
  • "lobscouse" which the darkey cook had dished up most appetisingly; after which the good lady retired to her cabin for the night in much more cheerful spirits.
  • "I think if you told him he was the laziest loafer that ever ate lobscouse, he couldn't help saying ` Quite so! '"
  • In Liverpool he instantly identifies lobscouse, a stew originally eaten by Baltic sailors and eponymous with the city, while he uncovers the historical link between... for more
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