milk house

noun

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 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 Lately, the milk house, a pale yellow building with its original wide brick floors, has held a different purpose. Sarah Haselhorst, Cincinnati.com, 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, 11 June 2020 These sanitary interiors were borrowed from those of milking houses. Dwight Garner, New York Times, 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, 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, 14 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of milk house

1554, in the meaning defined above

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“Milk house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milk%20house. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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