cook·​house | \ˈku̇k-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of cookhouse 

: a building for cooking

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At the southwest end of the camp was the Nelson General Hospital with 10 wards, a laundry, offices, nurse’s and doctor’s quarters, a cookhouse, mess hall and a convalescent center for soldiers. Nancy Stearns Theiss, The Courier-Journal, "The unique Civil War heritage of Kentucky's Camp Nelson, Part II," 1 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of cookhouse

1789, in the meaning defined above

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