smokehouse

noun smoke·house \ ˈsmōk-ˌhau̇s \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of smokehouse

: a building where meat or fish is cured by means of dense smoke

Examples of smokehouse in a Sentence

  1. Hams hung from the rafters of the smokehouse.

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First Known Use of smokehouse

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SMOKEHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of smokehouse for English Language Learners

  • : a building where meat or fish is given flavor and kept from spoiling by the use of smoke


SMOKEHOUSE Defined for Kids

smokehouse

noun smoke·house \ ˈsmōk-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of smokehouse for Students

plural smokehouses \-ˌhau̇-zəz\
: a building where meat or fish is smoked

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