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smokehouse

[smohk-hous] /ˈsmoʊkˌhaʊs/
noun, plural smokehouses
[smohk-hou-ziz] /ˈsmoʊkˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a building or place in which meat, fish, etc., are cured with smoke.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; smoke + house
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Examples from the web for smokehouse
  • The land also included a smokehouse, an outhouse and a huge red barn.
  • The hams are getting down to the small ends, and the smokehouse is empty racks and rafters.
  • One was originally the summer kitchen and the other was a combination smokehouse and food storage house.
  • Behind the house are two outbuildings, a log building which appears to have been used as a smokehouse and a log shed.
  • Outbuildings include a pine clapboard kitchen building, a round-cut log constructed smokehouse, and a one-room schoolhouse.
  • See a fully furnished smokehouse and learn how hog killings were carried on generations ago.
  • The ruins also include the ruins of a smokehouse and a wine-house.
  • Then the hams and shoulders were separated, trimmed of excess fat, and hung in the smokehouse.
  • The third outbuilding, a cubicle of tabby construction, was probably used as a smokehouse.
  • The property also includes a two-story frame smokehouse.
British Dictionary definitions for smokehouse

smokehouse

/ˈsməʊkˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
a building or special construction for curing meat, fish, etc, by smoking
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