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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (30)
  • I will suppose that one of the hearers is a sailor, who would relish and appreciate a sausage or a lobscouse.
  • The monkeys when fat were fine, and tasted so good I should have been willing to exchange a dish of lobscouse for a monkey.
  • I had as fine a set of teeth as ever cracked biscuit by the time I was six months old, and lived upon lobscouse and porter.
  • "It's Latin for lobscouse, depend upon it, father," cried Tom, who was stirring up the savoury mess with a large wooden spoon. for more
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