from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A building used for cooking, as at a camp.
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- n. A small house where cooking takes place; a kitchen house.
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- n. the area for food preparation on a ship
- n. a detached or outdoor shelter for cooking
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When "cookhouse" went we straightened our backs, got _some_ of the mud off our boots, and proceeded to take what the gods (in this case the quartermaster) were good enough to give us.
At a conference with the works 'representative all questions with regard to the new hospital, new cookhouse and mess hall, food and cooking, working hours, sports ground and entertainments had been fully discussed.
Being the first for duty, I sustained a shock when the lighting was suddenly resumed and I was bathed in brilliant light from the cookhouse.
The camp consists of 6 sleeping and living barracks, 1 hospital barrack now partly used as sleeping quarters, 1 temporary cookhouse with adjoining washhouse and latrine, 1 bath and washhouse combined with another latrine, 1 magazine and 1 large cookhouse with adjoining mess-hall, under construction.
The Works Director agrees with the proposition of the Delegate to build a little cookhouse for the
They weren't meant to look too closely at the subtext, duck into the alleyway or the authentic cookhouse on route, or some red light backstage dressing room where she sat half-undressed in front of a mirror, all shallow breath and heaving breasts, rouge, heart on sleeve.
The Junior Rangers are having a summer camp but during the first night of the camp there is a serious fire where the cookhouse is demolished and other buildings are damaged.
In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constables girlfriend for a bear.
The cookhouse fireplace was all that remained when their camp was cleared.
There was a hammam in one corner, a cookhouse in another, and a group of apartments in yet another with gold padlocked doors where Emperor Jahangir had stayed to please his wife when the sarai had been built.
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