milk house


Definition of milk house

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

Examples of milk house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lately, the milk house, a pale yellow building with its original wide brick floors, has held a different purpose. Sarah Haselhorst,, "A city farm, created to help repair the world, sows seeds of hope and offers food to go," 15 June 2020 Kelly and Fiumefreddo now own 3 of those acres, which include a hayloft, barn, silo, milk house, home and the former Generac workshop — all of which were built before 1902 and have been restored by the pair in one way or another. Samantha Hendrickson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Ottawa family restores 1843 farm to host events, keep Wisconsin history alive," 11 June 2020 These sanitary interiors were borrowed from those of milking houses. Dwight Garner, New York Times, "An Illustrated Love Song to Jewish Restaurants of Old," 16 Mar. 2020 She's greeted with roaring applause (courtesy of Alexa) before introducing the no-shoe rule and milk house drink special. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Trixie Mattel's 'One Night Only' Concert Brings House Full of Barbies Down: Watch," 28 Jan. 2020 The current incarnation of the Hornicek Farm in unincorporated Will County between Park Forest and University Park consists of the home, a barn, a milk house, a large two-room structure housing six hens and a rooster, and an organic garden. Dennis Sullivan, Daily Southtown, "Historic Farm Walk in Park Forest offers time travel trip to age of outhouses, 'stress free life'," 14 June 2019 What began as a hobby 20 years ago and evolved into Meyer brewing craft beer in the kitchen, the laundry room and eventually a 150-year-old brick milk house on his five-acre property on Marley Road, will soon become reality. Shonda Talerico Dudlicek, Daily Southtown, "Retired engineer bringing his brews from milk shed to main drag in New Lenox," 13 June 2018 Behind the milking house is the din of construction. The Economist, "Why Qatar is raising cows in the desert," 17 May 2018 See the carriage house, 1860s barn, milk house and more. 'sam' Boyer/special To,, "Dandelion Drive is a chance to learn area history and have fun," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of milk house

1554, in the meaning defined above

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“Milk house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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