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camp oven

(Austral & NZ) a metal pot or box with a heavy lid, used for baking over an open fire
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  • Harry and Reggy undertook to make some fresh dampers, Paul to attend to the camp oven, while Hector was set to turn the spits.

    The Young Berringtons W.H.G. Kingston
  • We had several things stolen, and amongst other things a camp oven, which we miss much.

    Adventures in New Guinea James Chalmers
  • I should have liked to teach you to build a camp oven, but we should need a spade for that.

    The School by the Sea Angela Brazil
  • The secret of the camp oven is the envelope of hot air which must not be too hot and must be kept even.

    Touring Afoot Claude Powell Fordyce
  • She was dreadfully homesick, and the open fire and camp oven cookery had lowered her spirits some more.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde

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