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cook·house

 (ko͝ok′hous′)
n.
A building used for cooking, as at a camp.

cookhouse

(ˈkʊkˌhaʊs)
n
(Cookery) a place for cooking, esp a camp kitchen

cook•house

(ˈkʊkˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a building or place for cooking, esp. a camp kitchen.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cookhouse - the area for food preparation on a ship
cuddy - the galley or pantry of a small ship
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
2.cookhouse - a detached or outdoor shelter for cooking; "the circus used a tent as their cookhouse"
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Translations

cookhouse

[ˈkʊkhaʊs] Ncocina f (Mil) → cocina f móvil de campaña

cookhouse

n (Naut) → Kombüse f; (Mil) → Feldküche f

cookhouse

[ˈkʊkˌhaʊs] n (esp Am) → cucina (da campo)
References in classic literature ?
He was a disgraceful, overfed doormat of a dog; and when he waddled off to my cookhouse to be fed, I had a brilliant idea.
He has got hold now of a Madras cook--a blamed fraud that I hunted out of my cookhouse with a rattan.
According to the Observer, the first attempt to "enlist the assistance of the fair sex in helping to win the war" came in 1916 when the Women's Legion Its aim was to substitute women for men in Army kitchens and cookhouses, and while the move had difficulties it proved a success, said the Observer.