Translation of mess kit in Spanish:

mess kit

servicio de campaña, n.


  • 1US

    servicio de campaña masculine
    • I packed a small one-burner backpacking stove, a bag of rice, two cans of kidney beans, and a mess kit for four people in my backpack.
    • Every thing about that evening - the tent, mess kits from which we ate and the uncomfortable seating - was symbolic of a company in crisis.
    • Of course, I have staples like sugar, pepper, and the like as well as a hand-crank can opener and a mess kit for eating from (purchased at the camping store).
    • For reasons unknown, we had to wear our Class A dress uniforms in the chow line, mess kits in hand.
    • Back when I was in the Boy Scouts - for over a decade, believe it or not - we used to go camping, and we'd eat out of mess kits.
    • Digging her mess kit out of her saddlebags, she set about retrieving some dinner from the pans littering the pit stones along the edge of the fire's reach.
    • Based on a Marine Corps system the M - 1945 combat field pack (carrying underwear toilet articles mess kit, poncho) joined to the M - 1945 field cargo pack (extra clothing) and belt with canteen and first-aid packet pouch.
    • Two bowls, a tiny side plate, a pair of chopsticks and a cloth square were all wrapped in another square like an Oriental version of the mess kit she used in Girl Guides.
    • She grabbed Neal's mess kit out of his bag, took his collapsible cup out and poured a drink.
    • On the back of the vest, nestled between two water bottle pockets, is a large pouch that would be perfect for a mess kit or other largish survival item.
    • At noon lunch was ‘corned willy and hard tacks’ from the mess kits that the men carried.
  • 2British

    uniforme de gala masculine
    • The Commissioner will wear a mess kit for certain formal dinners.
    • Uniforms range from full mess kit (with dinner jackets, cummerbunds or waistcoats, etc) to Service Dress with bow ties.
    • On VE day, when he was running a laboratory in a field hospital in Poona, the officers' mess laid on a celebratory meal, and he was made to dine outside on the lawn as he didn't have full mess kit.
    • We got to dress up, Tom more than me as I don't have the gear, but he has a kilt, and wears it with his mess kit.