Usage examples for canteen

  1. Christmas was celebrated by every one and the canteen Weisswein soon bought up. – 'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany by Gerald Featherstone Knight
  2. Espalin brought a canteen. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  3. I filled the canteen again, and examined his wound. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  4. God be thanked, here she came back, flushed and triumphant, a canteen in her hand. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  5. She usually worked at the Woolwich canteen in the evenings, but had this evening off, because of John. – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay
  6. Whoever had heard the mess and canteen gossip knew that Jenkins' career had been one long string of miracles by which he had attained promotion without in any way deserving it, and a parallel series of even greater ones by which he had saved himself from ruin by contriving to blame some one else. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  7. She would find it easy to buy spirits cheaply in the canteen underneath the stage. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  8. Let me have your canteen," said Frank, stooping and taking hold of the canteen. – Two Little Confederates by Thomas Nelson Page
  9. I shall have to tell them at the canteen- Mother Charcoal's- that I am going to leave. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  10. Twice Drew half put out his hand to the canteen which lay between him and Anse. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  11. The canteen was very well run by a Russian on the co- operative share system, but when I was there it was becoming more and more difficult to buy goods in Germany. – The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  12. The Ark was such a busy canteen that all this is easier said than it was done. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  13. More primitive still was the bedroom, furnished with a simple canteen bed, as if it were put up in a temporary camp, soon to be abandoned. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  14. The black- fellow was pointing to the canteen. – In the Musgrave Ranges by Jim Bushman
  15. Pete followed her and sat a nervous horse until she reappeared, with the canteen and package of food. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  16. When you do what I want you to do I will surrender to you the original document found in the canteen. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  17. She lent us a very handsome canteen; for the party being obliged to separate, in consequence of the small accommodation afforded in the boats, we could not avail ourselves of that provided by the other ladies with whom we were to travel, until we should all meet again upon the desert. – Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay by Miss Emma Roberts
  18. It was not until the latter leaned over him, a canteen open in his hand, that Dane aroused a little. – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North
  19. He shook the canteen near his ear. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  20. One small sole- leather trunk, with the travelling- bag, rifle, field- glasses, canteen, and lunch- box, constituted all the personal luggage of the new arrival. – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King