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diet kitchen

noun
1.
a kitchen, as in a hospital, where special food is prepared for those requiring it.
Origin of diet kitchen
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70
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  • "I will bring you something from the diet kitchen," said Phillida as she went out.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • She was the first person to conceive the idea of a diet kitchen for the needy.

    A Portrait of Old George Town Grace Dunlop Ecker
  • Her practical work in the diet kitchen Ruth saw was worthy, indeed.

  • These are some of the things I have done since I joined up with that diet kitchen outfit.

    Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound Alice B. Emerson
  • Mrs. Annie Wittenmeyer suggested and introduced the use of the diet kitchen into the hospitals.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War Linus Pierpont Brockett
  • A diet kitchen was established at Camp Bristow, and two competent male colored cooks placed in charge.

  • You are going to get over it, even if you have to live for weeks on "Nuttolene" or other products of the diet kitchen.

    Abroad at Home

    Julian Street
  • I went back for some, and when I got as far as the diet kitchen again Doctor Barnes was there, just inside the door.

    Where There's A Will Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • It includes a gymnasium, a crêche and a diet kitchen, and supports classes, lectures and concerts.

  • A nurse should obtain this training during her course in the hospital, through the class room, the wards and the diet kitchen.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit

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