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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 can·teen /kænˈtin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·teen n.  Mil.
 1. A small vessel used by soldiers or hikers for carrying water, liquor, or other drink. [Written also cantine.]
 Note:In 1910 in the English service the canteen is made of wood and holds three pints; in the United States it is usually a tin flask.
 2. A chest containing culinary and other vessels for military officers in a garrison.
 3. The sutler's shop in a garrison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a flask for carrying water; used by soldiers or travelers
      2: sells food and personal items to personnel at an institution
         or school or camp etc.
      3: a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen [syn:
         mobile canteen]
      4: a recreation room in an institution
      5: restaurant in a factory; where workers can eat