smokehouse

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noun smoke·house \ˈsmōk-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of smokehouse

  1. :  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

1746


SMOKEHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

smokehouse

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noun

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

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noun smoke·house \ˈsmōk-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of smokehouse for Students

plural

smokehouses

\-ˌhau̇-zəz\
  1. :  a building where meat or fish is smoked


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