Definition of Messmen
1. messman [n] - See also: messman
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Messmen
Literary usage of Messmen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Criminal Prisons of London, and Scenes of Prison Life by Henry Mayhew, John Binny (1862)
"And in this way the messmen of the various wards were summoned from their decks, to fetch the breakfasts of their comrades, ..."
2. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1919)
"He should personally superintend the cooking of all meals, and should carefully inspect all food before it is delivered to the messmen. ..."
3. England's Exiles; Or, A View of a System of Instruction and Discipline: As by Colin Arrott Browning (1842)
"The members of messes will themselves observe, that their messmen are at their posts, when the word is passed for their attendance; and as it cannot be ..."
4. The Convict Ship, and England's Exiles: In Two Parts by Colin Arrott Browning (1847)
"The members of messes will themselves observe, that their messmen are at their posts, when the word is passed for their attendance ; and as it cannot be ..."
5. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1859)
"By this means the service would be better served in every way., the messmen, as a body, would be more respectable, and the tradesmen better satisfied, ..."