springhouse
noun Date: 1755 a small building situated over a spring and used for cool storage (as of dairy products or meat)

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  • springhouse — ☆ springhouse [spriŋ′hous΄ ] n. a small structure built over a spring or brook, used for cooling milk, etc …   English World dictionary

  • springhouse — /spring hows /, n., pl. springhouses / how ziz/. a small storehouse built over a spring or part of a brook, for keeping such foods as meat and dairy products cool and fresh. [1745 55, Amer.; SPRING + HOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • springhouse — noun A small building constructed over a spring, formerly used for refrigeration …   Wiktionary

  • springhouse — spring•house [[t]ˈsprɪŋˌhaʊs[/t]] n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] a small storehouse built over a spring for keeping such foods as meat and dairy products cool and fresh • Etymology: 1745–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • springhouse — /ˈsprɪŋhaʊs/ (say springhows) noun Chiefly US a shed or outhouse built over a spring, for cool or moist storage …   Australian English dictionary

  • springhouse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a small structure built over a spring and used as a cooling place (as for dairy products or meat) * * * /spring hows /, n., pl. springhouses / how ziz/. a small storehouse built over a spring or part of a brook, for keeping such …   Useful english dictionary

  • Springhouse Middle School — is in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It was newly constructed in 2007. External links* [http://psdweb.parklandsd.org/sphome/ official site] …   Wikipedia

  • Springhouse Airpark — is located near to Springhouse, British Columbia, Canada.References …   Wikipedia

  • D. H. Springhouse — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Nallin Farm Springhouse and Bank Barn — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

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