from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A structure in which meat or fish is cured with smoke.
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- n. A structure used to smoke food to preserve it and to add flavor.
- n. A structure in which freshly harvested tobacco is cured or preserved by smoking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A building where meat or fish is cured by subjecting it to a dense smoke.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A building in which meats or fish are cured by smoking; also, one in which smoked meats are stored.
- n. In leather manufacturing a close room heated by means of a fire of spent tan, which smolders, but produces no flame.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small house where smoke is used to cure meat or fish
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But in the main it was what they called a smokehouse, as it was universally known in the
Plenty in the smokehouse was the cornerstone of the old time southern cookery.
The food and drink, from a "smokehouse" barbecue sandwich to a "big bowl" margarita, was mediocre at best.
The Boucaniere, which means "smokehouse" in English, is a popular family-run diner in
"A little house called the smokehouse was built in one of the corners of the yard.
Then Doe will be busy rendering lard and salting pork for the smokehouse.
The smokehouse Pinney's of Orford is still there, and still smoking fish over whole oak logs pretty much as it was when Pinney set it up.
Last night I closed the door to the smokehouse where the bloodroot is kept in cardboard boxes, away from the mice and bugs.
She is tending and preparing the hogs for slaughter and the meat to be cured in the smokehouse.
The Smokehouse was used for the curing of meat, Jack's smokehouse can be found on the wooded hillside just below the Pig Palace.