smokehouse

noun
smoke·​house | \ ˈsmōk-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce smokehouse (audio) \

Definition of smokehouse

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

Examples of smokehouse in a Sentence

Hams hung from the rafters of the smokehouse.
Recent Examples on the Web Rich Sinclair, who co-owns Smoke, used to work at Beachland Smoke, but his idea of a smokehouse is different than what many expect at a place that sells barbecue. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 15 Nov. 2021 There’s a smokehouse, a workshop, a lighted, open-air tennis court, five fireplaces and an old-fashioned hand pump for water. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, 20 Oct. 2021 Orbited by several young grandkids, Hootch gave a tour of his smokehouse. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Sep. 2021 In a bowl, the creamy legumes were a nice foil for the meat — and mimicked a classic Texas smokehouse combo. Washington Post, 27 Sep. 2021 On a rack beside the smokehouse, several more spoiling fish hunks hung limp. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Sep. 2021 Texas-style smokehouse is inspired in part by chef David Bancroft’s childhood in the Lone Star State. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al, 23 June 2021 On top of its two main buildings, the estate is home to two cottage houses located away from the main house as well as a gazebo overlooking a 2-acre spring fed pond, a brick smokehouse, stables with room for three horses, a barn and a silo. Rose Wagner, baltimoresun.com, 18 Aug. 2021 This Asian smokehouse from Austin will be one of the most interesting restaurant openings of the year in Dallas. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 15 June 2021

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First Known Use of smokehouse

1746, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of smokehouse was in 1746

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24 Nov 2021

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“Smokehouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smokehouse. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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smokehouse

noun

English Language Learners Definition of smokehouse

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

smokehouse

noun
smoke·​house | \ ˈsmōk-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce smokehouse (audio) \
plural smokehouses\ -​ˌhau̇-​zəz \

Kids Definition of smokehouse

: a building where meat or fish is smoked

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