Theres always some smart alex that washes up his mess kit an pretends hes just come up from the picket line.
This must include shelter, mess kit, bed and a weeks supply of provisions.
It took the men but a short time to bring down all their baggage, provisions, and mess kit to the canoe and stow the load.
If you take that out it makes a good wash basin or a mess kit.
This was to be the kitchen chest or mess kit, holding the cooking utensils and dishes.
Then the blankets, the food, and the mess kit were carried down and stowed in the boat, and by that time it was noon.
This served as a storehouse for provisions and the mess kit, and a sleeping place for Charlie and the Indians.
When this plan had been discussed and agreed on, it remained only to get together a mess kit, hire a cook, and take the steamer.
The stowing of the loose goods in the boat took no longer than Katy required to get the mess kit packed after breakfast.
Having received his portion in his mess kit, Bob eyed it with disfavor.