canteen cup

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canteen cup in a mess kit


canteen cup (plural canteen cups)

  1. (military, camping) A metal cup which can be nested on the top or under a canteen.
    • 2005, Nathaniel Fick, One Bullet Away, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, page 343 [1]:
      My tin canteen cup was too hot to touch. I held it in gloved hands, blowing steam from the coffee and watching the sun rise over the fields beyond the fence.