Usage examples for canteen

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. God be thanked, here she came back, flushed and triumphant, a canteen in her hand. – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  4. 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
  5. Twice Drew half put out his hand to the canteen which lay between him and Anse. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. He shook the canteen near his ear. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. I filled the canteen again, and examined his wound. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  14. 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
  15. She would find it easy to buy spirits cheaply in the canteen underneath the stage. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  16. Espalin brought a canteen. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes