mess hall


noun

a place in which a group eats regularly, especially a dining hall in a military camp, post, etc.

Nearby words

  1. mess,
  2. mess about,
  3. mess around,
  4. mess call,
  5. mess gear,
  6. mess jacket,
  7. mess kit,
  8. mess up,
  9. mess with,
  10. mess-up

Origin of mess hall

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for mess hall

mess hall

noun

a military dining room, usually large
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