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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·tine n. See Canteen.
 

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.