American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A room or an area equipped for preparing and cooking food.
- n. A style of cooking; cuisine: a restaurant with a fine French kitchen.
- n. A staff that prepares, cooks, and serves food.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A room in which food is cooked; an apartment of a house fitted with the necessary apparatus for cooking.
- n. In Scotland and Ireland, anything eaten by way of relish with bread, potatoes, porridge, or whatever forms the substantial part of a meal. Thus, when a meal is composed of potatoes and salt, the salt is the kitchen; if of bread and butter, the butter is the kitchen; if of potatoes and bread and fish, the fish is the kitchen.
- n. A child's toy.
- To entertain with the fare of the kitchen; furnish food to.
- To serve as kitchen for; give a relish to; season; render palatable.
- To use (food) as kitchen that is, sparingly, or so that it may last. Thus, a child eating bread and milk may be told to kitchen the milk—that is, use it sparingly in proportion to the bread.
- n. In metallurgy, the space between the fire and line-bridges of a reverberatory furnace in which the work is performed. Also called the laboratory.
- n. A room or area for preparing food.
- n. An admixture of languages spoken to convey meaning between non-native speakers.
- n. African American Vernacular The nape of a person's hairline, often referring to its uncombed or "nappy" look.
- n. Cuisine.
- n. music The percussion section of an orchestra.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A room equipped for cooking food; the room of a house, restaurant, or other building appropriated to cookery.
- n. A utensil for roasting meat.
- n. The staff that works in a kitchen.
- v. obsolete To furnish food to; to entertain with the fare of the kitchen.
- n. a room equipped for preparing meals
- From Middle English kitchen, kichene, kuchen, from Old English cycen, cycene ("kitchen"), from Proto-Germanic *kukinōn (“kitchen”), probably a borrowing of Vulgar Latin cucīna ("kitchen"), from coquō ("cook", v), from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ- (“to cook, become ripe”). More at cook. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English kichene, from Old English cycene, probably from Vulgar Latin *cocīna, from Late Latin coquīna, from feminine of Latin coquīnus, of cooking, from coquus, cook, from coquere, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As to locality, the kitchen garden should lie in the _warmest_ and _most sheltered_ spot which may be convenient to the _kitchen_ of the house.”
“Your sister was fine, screaming at the wall, “We're not afraid of you,” regenerated, grown into two new heads, wormlike as you jumped, punctuating the word kitchen and wanting to know if you wanted some and laughing like crazy.”
“The main kitchen is still not finished, as is the main bathroom.”
“In the meantime, our kitchen is almost complete, but we have begun using it so much that I have not been able to take a picture of the finished product.”
“You have all seen how tiny the kitchen is and adding extra menu items (such as the Chorillana) really complicates things.”
“This time of year my time spent in the kitchen is an emotional roller coaster.”
“Putting Sutton back in the kitchen is a different story.”
“Being in the kitchen is an area which is totally under your control ... and if it fails, it's very low-stakes.”
“I won't say that the kitchen is a place of constant perfection for me.”
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