Definition of lobscouse in English:
A stew formerly eaten by sailors, consisting of meat, vegetables, and hardtack.
- Sailors had various methods for making hard tack palatable, e.g. crumbling it into the dish called lobscouse.
- ‘Well, sir,’ said Killick, ‘Joe Plaice says he would venture upon a lobscouse, and Jemmy Ducks believes he could manage a goose-pie.’
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