Ice house

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ice house

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icehouse

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a building for storing ice
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Ice house

1. A building where ice was stored. When the only source of ice was that frozen during the winter months, ice was often harvested and stored in heavily insulated ice houses for use during the summer.
2. Later, a place where ice was manufactured.
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