Kitchen garden
Kitchen Kitch"en (k[i^]ch"[e^]n), n. [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See {Cook} to prepare food, and cf. {Cuisine}.] 1. A room equipped for cooking food; the room of a house, restaurant, or other building appropriated to cookery. [1913 Webster]

Cool was his kitchen, though his brains were hot. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

A fat kitchen makes a lean will. --Franklin. [1913 Webster]

2. A utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen. [1913 Webster]

3. The staff that works in a kitchen. [PJC]

{Kitchen garden}. See under {Garden}.

{Kitchen lee}, dirty soapsuds. [Obs.] ``A brazen tub of kitchen lee.'' --Ford.

{Kitchen stuff}, fat collected from pots and pans. --Donne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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