Lobscouse meaning

lŏb'skous'
A sailor's stew made of meat, vegetables, and hardtack.
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A traditional sailor's stew, originating in Germany, of meat, vegetables, and hardtack.
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(nautical) A dish of meat stewed with vegetables and ship biscuit.
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Origin of lobscouse

  • Perhaps British dialectal (northeast England) lob to bubble scouse of unknown origin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From German Labskaus
    From Wiktionary