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Definition of "cookhouse" []

  • A building used for cooking, as at a camp. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cookhouse" in a sentence
  • "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."