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diet kitchen

a kitchen, as in a hospital, where special food is prepared for those requiring it.
Origin of diet kitchen
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It includes a gymnasium, a crêche and a diet kitchen, and supports classes, lectures and concerts.

  • "I will bring you something from the diet kitchen," said Phillida as she went out.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A diet kitchen was established at Camp Bristow, and two competent male colored cooks placed in charge.

  • All foods to be salt-free from the diet kitchen, salt for each meal will be furnished in weighed amounts.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • 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
  • Any salt unused is returned to the diet kitchen, where it is weighed and the amount used is indicated on the chart.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit

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