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A small storehouse constructed over a spring and used to keep food cool.


(Building) a storehouse built over a spring for keeping dairy products and meat cool and fresh



n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a small storehouse built over a spring for keeping such foods as meat and dairy products cool and fresh.
[1745–55, Amer.]


A small building built over a spring and arranged so that the cool water from the spring could be used to keep milk and butter cool.
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