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mess tin

Translation of mess tin in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English)
    plato (masculine) de campaña
    Example sentences
    • If possible, also carry: Stove and fuel, signal flares, metal mug or mess tin, torch and batteries, spare matches, survival bag, brew kit, spare food, more ammunition, and extra matches
    • Our work finished about 2 am and we returned to the trenches a hot supper was served to us I picked up the first utensil I could set my hands on which happened to be the common mess tin.
    • There were other examples of devices with explosives inside them - a tin of Smedley's plums, lumps of coal, cans of motor oil, shaving brushes and a mess tin.

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