mess kit

noun

Definition of mess kit

: a compact kit of nested cooking and eating utensils for use by soldiers and campers

Examples of mess kit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those who decide to camp, Stahl recommends packing basic essentials, like a tent, a mess kit, a sleeping bag, old tennis shoes, a water bottle and bug spray. Justice Amick, Indianapolis Star, "Camp No Kids: Head to an overnight camp just for adults," 19 July 2019 In reality, the Norwegian photographer found them deep in kitchen cabinets and campers’ mess kits. Daniel Stone, National Geographic, "See these otherworldly landscapes—created by whisky," 17 June 2019 For those who decide to camp, Stahl recommends packing basic essentials, like a tent, a mess kit, a sleeping bag, old tennis shoes, a water bottle and bug spray. Justice Amick, Indianapolis Star, "Camp No Kids: Head to an overnight camp just for adults," 19 July 2019 In reality, the Norwegian photographer found them deep in kitchen cabinets and campers’ mess kits. Daniel Stone, National Geographic, "See these otherworldly landscapes—created by whisky," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of mess kit

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Mess kit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mess%20kit. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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