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Definition of "cook-house" [cook-house]

  • An erection on a ship's deck for containing the caboose or cooking apparatus; the galley. (noun)
  • A building or room, whether detached from a house or attached to it, in which cooking is carried on. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "cook-house" in a sentence
  • ""They're massing up at the cook-house," was his report."
  • "A new cook-house is just being finished at will be at the camp's disposal in a few days."
  • "To save them from the vengeance of the blacks, they were guarded in the cook-house for the night."