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springhouse

[spring-hous] /ˈsprɪŋˌhaʊs/
noun, plural springhouses
[spring-hou-ziz] /ˈsprɪŋˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a small storehouse built over a spring or part of a brook, for keeping such foods as meat and dairy products cool and fresh.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55, Americanism; spring + house
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springhouse

/ˈsprɪŋˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
a storehouse built over a spring for keeping dairy products and meat cool and fresh
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