: a small building situated over a spring and used for cool storage (as of dairy products or meat)
Examples of springhouse in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn a springhouse, the cool rushing water leeches heat from the materials of the structure, and that, in turn, cools the air inside.
Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 13 Jan. 2021 See cabin built in 1795 and 2-story springhouse/schoolhouse dating from 1800.
Luann Gibbs, Cincinnati.com, 5 July 2018 The Springland springhouse is in a side yard, amid the hostas.
John Kelly, Washington Post, 1 May 2018
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