milk house

noun

: a building for the cooling, handling, or bottling of milk

Examples of milk house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dale Tetreault, 57, a third-generation dairy farmer, said that three migrants from Guatemala recently took refuge in one of his milk houses. Luis Ferré-Sadurní, New York Times, 11 Feb. 2024 Records show the owner of the farm told Brown County sheriff’s deputies that Lepe lived in a bunk room above the milk house. Maryam Jameel, ProPublica, 25 Oct. 2023 No milk house, no shuttles, no souvenir cups. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 Aug. 2021 And then, the milk house. Sarah Haselhorst, Cincinnati.com, 15 June 2020 Now, the milk house is filled with boxes. Sarah Haselhorst, Cincinnati.com, 15 June 2020 There was a sinkhole, partially filled with rainwater, where the milk house once stood; piles of broken concrete and metal where there used to be calf hutches and bustling farm activity. Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Nov. 2021 Those include a milk house, dairy barn, machine shed, corn crib and multiple farm animal and storage buildings. Bill Jones, chicagotribune.com, 20 Sep. 2021 Village Board members Tuesday backed a plan to preserve and restore, over a period of up to 10 years, structures including a large barn, milk house and silo at an estimated cost of a bit more than $700,000. Mike Nolan, chicagotribune.com, 8 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1554, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of milk house was in 1554

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“Milk house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milk%20house. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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