lobscouse

[ lob-skous ]
/ ˈlɒb skaʊs /

noun

a stew of meat, potatoes, onions, ship biscuit, etc.

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Also lob·scourse [lob-skawrs, -skohrs]. /ˈlɒb skɔrs, -skoʊrs/.

Origin of lobscouse

1700–10; cf. loblolly; Norwegian lapskaus,Danish labskovs,German labskaus all ultimately <English
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British Dictionary definitions for lobscouse

lobscouse
/ (ˈlɒbˌskaʊs) /

noun

a sailor's stew of meat, vegetables, and hardtack

Word Origin for lobscouse

C18: perhaps from dialect lob to boil + scouse, broth; compare loblolly
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