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a cellar, partially or wholly underground and usually covered with dirt, where root crops and other vegetables are stored.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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During the summer, the couple keep food cool in a
they fashioned out of an old refrigerator.
Gardening books from the eighteenth century note it as a way of storing root vegetables that couldn't fit in the
Two sheds, a storage building, and a
contribute to the nominated property.
It's time to get off my duff and store that stuff in the
The only remains of the house were a chimney base and a large, shallow
On the kitchen floor there is hatch door that leads to the
Dry goods, such as potatoes, were kept in the
on the back side of the house.
To the east of the store stood a granary and
In the warehouse area a
, two latrines, and a garage were constructed.
Outbuildings include the ruins of a brick smokehouse and a stone
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