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.

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For more info, click: IgniteCincoDeMayoEvent - Platinum Pro in Tamiami Cinco de Mayo Slamfest with Platinum Pro Wrestling is Saturday, May 5 at Mon Sha, a Cajun smokehouse in Tamiami. Jim Varsallone, miamiherald, "Upcoming local shows including controversial wrestler making her South Florida debut | Miami Herald," 3 May 2018 The road passed through the hamlet of Preila, where the smell of zuvis, or smoked fish, a celebrated cottage industry, wafted out of lagoon-side smokehouses. Henry Wismayer, WSJ, "An Unmissable Summer Holiday in the Baltics," 22 Aug. 2018 Food board for Guy’s Pig & Anchor smokehouse and brewhouse, new on Carnival Horizon. David G. Molyneaux, miamiherald, "This cruise ship's elevators may be smarter than you," 30 May 2018 Kemuri Tatsu-ya This izakaya-meets-smokehouse is unlike anything else in Austin. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best BBQ in Austin," 27 Feb. 2018 Guests will walk through the backdoor herb garden on their way to tour the backyard property which includes four barns and sheds, a privy, a smokehouse, kitchen garden, grape arbor and apple and maple trees. Courant Community, "Community News For The Glastonbury Edition," 10 July 2018 Guests will walk through the backdoor herb garden on their way to tour the backyard property which includes four barns and sheds, a privy, a smokehouse, kitchen garden, grape arbor and apple and maple trees. Courant Community, "Community News For The Glastonbury Edition," 10 July 2018 Guests will walk through the backdoor herb garden on their way to tour the backyard property which includes four barns and sheds, a privy, a smokehouse, kitchen garden, grape arbor and apple and maple trees. Courant Community, "Community News For The Glastonbury Edition," 10 July 2018 On Horizon, Carnival introduces Guy’s Pig & Anchor smokehouse and brewhouse. David G. Molyneaux, miamiherald, "This cruise ship's elevators may be smarter than you," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of smokehouse

1746, in the meaning defined above

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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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