soup kitchen

noun

Definition of soup kitchen

: an establishment dispensing minimum dietary essentials (such as soup and bread) to the needy

Examples of soup kitchen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In high school, Markle took an interest in acting and spent time volunteering at a soup kitchen on L.A.'s Skid Row. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, "SeeHer Story Celebrates Meghan Markle, Who Broke Barriers as a Royal, in Episode 7," 4 Aug. 2020 Dunn has said he was inspired to create the series after learning, via a New York Times article, about the Fraternity of Our Lady, which established a chapter in Harlem in 1991 to run a soup kitchen. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Review: Fierce and fun Warrior Nun is a perfect Fourth of July binge-watch," 3 July 2020 Dunn has said he was inspired to create the series after learning, via a New York Times article, about the Fraternity of Our Lady, which established a chapter in Harlem in 1991 to run a soup kitchen. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Review: Fierce and fun Warrior Nun is a perfect Fourth of July binge-watch," 3 July 2020 Dunn has said he was inspired to create the series after learning, via a New York Times article, about the Fraternity of Our Lady, which established a chapter in Harlem in 1991 to run a soup kitchen. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Review: Fierce and fun Warrior Nun is a perfect Fourth of July binge-watch," 3 July 2020 In late April, police raided a soup kitchen in a park near Moscow’s Kursky Railway Station. Robyn Dixon, Washington Post, "‘We feel absolutely abandoned’: How the pandemic in Russia tanked the economy and plunged families into crisis," 2 July 2020 Dunn has said he was inspired to create the series after learning, via a New York Times article, about the Fraternity of Our Lady, which established a chapter in Harlem in 1991 to run a soup kitchen. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "If Buffy found religion: A Catholic order battles evil in Warrior Nun trailer," 17 June 2020 The pair launched their nonprofit after volunteering at a soup kitchen in Brooklyn and saw how desperate homeless people were for help. NBC News, "He lost his job to the pandemic. Now helping NYC's homeless is his full-time work.," 4 June 2020 Bean’s Café used to run a soup kitchen and overnight shelter for men and women prior to COVID-19’s arrival. Paula Dobbyn, Anchorage Daily News, "Ben Boeke Ice Arena to close as mass shelter for homeless on June 1," 27 May 2020

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First Known Use of soup kitchen

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Soup kitchen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soup%20kitchen. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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soup kitchen

noun

English Language Learners Definition of soup kitchen

: a place that gives food (such as soup and bread) to poor people

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