Definition of Cookhouse

1. Noun. The area for food preparation on a ship.

Exact synonyms: Caboose, Galley, Ship's Galley
Specialized synonyms: Cuddy
Generic synonyms: Kitchen
Group relationships: Ship



2. Noun. A detached or outdoor shelter for cooking. "The circus used a tent as their cookhouse"
Generic synonyms: Shelter

Definition of Cookhouse

1. Noun. A small house where cooking takes place; a kitchen house. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cookhouse

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cookhouse

cookee
cookees
cookeite
cooker
cooker hood
cookeries
cookers
cookery
cookery book
cookery books
cookest
cooketh
cookey
cookeys
cookfire
cookhouse (current term)
cookhouses
cookie
cookie-cutter
cookie-cutters
cookie cutter
cookie cutters
cookie dough
cookie doughs
cookie jar
cookie jar reserve
cookie jars
cookie sheet
cookie sheets
cookiecutter

Literary usage of Cookhouse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Veldt: A Plain Narrative of Service Afield in South Africa by R. C. Lewis, Frank Morton (1902)
"Hospitable cookhouse—Bungles at Bloemfontein— Defects of Transport—The Horse Scramble—In Camp. FROM Port Elizabeth to Kroonstad we were to travel by train. ..."

2. Early Records of the City and County of Albany: And Colony of Resselaerswyck by Albany County (N.Y.), Albany co., N. Y., Jonathan Pearson, Arnold Johan Ferdinand Van Laer (1918)
"And about three weeks before harvest, said Pieter heard Maritie [563] say to Roeloff in the cookhouse: "Well Roeloff, how shall this go? I am pregnant. ..."

3. The Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa, 1900-1902 by Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals Committee, Georgiana Spencer-Churchill Curzon Howe (1902)
"Staff cookhouse ... Ordnance store Librarian ... Operating theatre Quartermaster's ... Marquee by staff cookhouse ... Feb. 7th. Tent by dairy Jan. 16th. ..."

4. Report of the General Manager of Railways by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), Dept. of Railways (1906)
"February Hrd. At cookhouse. A native, named Klass, employed in the 2. February 18th. At 2(i8 miles, ... At 29f miles, King William's Town-cookhouse Line. ..."

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