chow line

noun

Definition of chow line 

: a line of people waiting to be served food

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To re-create an authentic fighting ship experience, we were expected to play the part and move quickly through the chow line, accepting whatever fare was slopped onto our trays. Mike Kerrigan, WSJ, "Scouting Isn’t for Everyone," 15 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of chow line

1917, in the meaning defined above

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