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soup kitchen

n.
A place where food is offered free or at very low cost to the needy.

soup kitchen

n
1. (Social Welfare) a place or mobile stall where food and drink, esp soup, is served to destitute people
2. (Military) military a mobile kitchen

soup′ kitch`en


n.
a place where food, usu. soup, is served at little or no charge to the needy.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soup kitchen - a place where food is dispensed to the needysoup kitchen - a place where food is dispensed to the needy
charity - an institution set up to provide help to the needy
Translations
soupe populaire
soppkök

soup kitchen

nmensa dei poveri
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Before parting company my son asked the gent if he would be going to the local soup kitchen for his meal that evening and to have a wash, "No" the gent replied "Not to that one, the soup kitchens in the centre of London will only feed foreigners, if I want a meal I have to go to the outskirts of London.
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At the close of the exhibitions all of the food is donated to local food banks for distribution to pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, elderly and day care centers.