cookhouse
noun Date: 1789 a building for cooking

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cookhouse — /kook hows /, n., pl. cookhouses / how ziz/. a building or place for cooking, esp. a camp kitchen. [1785 95; COOK1 + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cookhouse — noun A small house where cooking takes place; a kitchen house …   Wiktionary

  • cookhouse — cook|house [ˈkukhaus] n old fashioned an outdoor kitchen where you cook food, especially in a military camp …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cookhouse — noun a building used for cooking, especially on a ranch or military camp …   English new terms dictionary

  • cookhouse — noun (C) old fashioned an outdoor kitchen where you cook food, especially in a military camp …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cookhouse — cook•house [[t]ˈkʊkˌhaʊs[/t]] n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] a building or place for cooking, esp. a camp kitchen • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • cookhouse — /ˈkʊkhaʊs/ (say kookhows) noun a kitchen standing alone or detached from the main building, as in jails, army camps, early farm houses …   Australian English dictionary

  • cookhouse —   Hale imu, hale umu, hale kāhumu, pāpa i kahu, pāpa i ai, kāhuna imu (pre European); hale kuke (modern) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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