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A place where ice is made, stored, or sold.
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n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a building for storing ice.
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Noun1.icehouse - a house for storing ice
house - a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
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And also he owned the other hole near by, where the stagnant water was; and it was he who cut the ice and sold it; and what was more, if the men told truth, he had not had to pay any taxes for the water, and he had built the icehouse out of city lumber, and had not had to pay anything for that.
This includes allowing the public to go up the church tower, view the parish registers, visit the masonic lodge, take a guided tour of the town's railway history and see the icehouse, which are all normally unavailable to the public.
One of the centre's most popular attractions is the Storychair in the Icehouse, where visitors can sit and listen to salmon fisherman Billy talk about life in the Old Bar Bothy in the 1950s.
Nowadays the headquarters--15,000 SF in the renovated Icehouse building downtown--are a bit more roomy and the company roster is longer, but the Movista team is still a rightly knit group, active in the community and invested in its clients.
They then can help transport the ice to the icehouse, where they'll see how properly stacking and insulating the ice allows the blocks to stay frozen for months without electricity.
Probably the world's most in-demand session bass player was at that time playing with Australian band Icehouse, who were supporting Bowie on his 1983 Serious Moonlight tour at Milton Keynes Bowl.
But in the long history of food preservation, the refrigerator we are used to owes its existence to a time-tested next of kin: the icehouse.
The wine cellar is originally located in the Old Icehouse in CapeVente.
the ICEhouse represents how structures can easily be built, disassembled and reused with advanced materials supporting the circular economy.
The structure, called ICEhouse - where ICE stands for innovation for the circular economy - was built using SABIC's LEXANTM sheet and systems for the walls, ceiling, roofing and windows - all mounted to an aluminum frame.
Featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives is a 40s-style icehouse known as Lankford Grocery & Market.