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cookery

[koo k-uh-ree] /ˈkʊk ə ri/
noun, plural cookeries.
1.
the art or practice of cooking.
2.
a place equipped for cooking.
Origin of cookery
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400, cookery is from the Middle English word cokerie. See cook1, -ery
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cookery

/ˈkʊkərɪ/
noun
1.
the art, study, or practice of cooking
2.
(US) a place for cooking
3.
(Canadian) a cookhouse at a mining or lumber camp
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Word Origin and History for cookery
n.

late 14c.; see cook (n.) + -ery.

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