bull cook

noun

Definition of bull cook

: a handyman in a camp (as of loggers) especially : one who does caretaking chores and acts as cook's helper

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History and Etymology for bull cook

so called from his job of caring for oxen once used in logging camps

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“Bull cook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20cook. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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