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Meaning of KITCHEN

Pronunciation:  'kichun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a room equipped for preparing meals

KITCHEN is a 7 letter word that starts with K.


 See Also: abode, caboose, cookhouse, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, galley, habitation, home, kitchenette, room, ship's galley



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Kitch"en\ (k[i^]ch"[e^]n), n. [OE. kichen, kichene,
    kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen,
    fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See
    {Cook} to prepare food, and cf. {Cuisine}.]
    1. A cookroom; the room of a house appropriated to cookery.
             Cool was his kitchen, though his brains were hot.
             A fat kitchen makes a lean will.      --Franklin.
    2. A utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen.
    {Kitchen garden}. See under {Garden}.
    {Kitchen lee}, dirty soapsuds. [Obs.] ``A brazen tub of
       kitchen lee.'' --Ford.
    {Kitchen stuff}, fat collected from pots and pans. --Donne.
  2. \Kitch"en\, v. t.
    To furnish food to; to entertain with the fare of the
    kitchen. [Obs.] --Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a kitchen in your dream means your need for spiritual nourishment. It also forewarns that you will be met with some depressing news.
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 Related Terms: automat, bakehouse, bakery, beanery, bistro, buffet, buvette, caboose, cafe, cafeteria, camboose, canteen, cantina, chophouse, chuck wagon, coffee shop, coffeehouse, coffeeroom, cookery, cookhouse, cooking, cookroom, cookshack, cookshop, cuisine, culinary, diner, dining hall, dining room, dog wagon, drive-in, drive-in restaurant, eatery, eating house, fast-food chain, galley, grill, grillroom, hamburger stand, hash house, hashery, hot-dog stand, kitchenette, larder, lunch counter, lunch wagon, luncheonette, lunchroom, mess hall, pantry, pizzeria, quick-lunch counter, restaurant, scullery, smoking room, smorgasbord, snack bar, storeroom, tavern, tearoom, trattoria