CANTEEN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CANTEEN
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canteen
 n.  vessel used by soldiers for carrying water, liquor, or other drink; snack bar or small cafeteria, as on a military installation
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  A man who lay upon the ground at her feet, his head pillowed on his canteen, grinned up companionably at her words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  His canteen banged rythmically upon his thigh, and his haversack bobbed softly.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  He grasped his canteen and took a long swallow of the warmed water.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  The flap of his cartridge box bobbed wildly, and his canteen, by its slender cord, swung out behind.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
5  An'--hol on a minnit--here's my canteen.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
6  He made his patient drink largely from the canteen that contained the coffee.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
7  He tilted his head afar back and held the canteen long to his lips.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
8  He folded it into a manner of bandage and soused water from the other canteen upon the middle of it.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
9  He groped blindly for his canteen.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  Another company, a lucky one for not all the companies had vodka, crowded round a pockmarked, broad-shouldered sergeant major who, tilting a keg, filled one after another the canteen lids held out to him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XV
11  The officers gathered round Denisov's canteen, eating and talking.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
12  This active old servant was unpacking the traveler's canteen and preparing tea.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I
13  I have one here without the fangs, and Teddy catches it every night to please the folk in the canteen.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
14  so that the canteen woman can touch the prisoners with her hand.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
15  Presently few carried anything but their necessary clothing, blankets, haversacks, canteens, and arms and ammunition.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
Example Sentence:
1  Collins filled his canteen from the water barrel and dug out a box of shells for the shotgun.
2  In a nondescript industrial estate in El Segundo, a boxy suburb in south-west Los Angeles just a mile or two from LAX international airport, 20 people wait in a windowless canteen for a ceremony to begin.