- a building in which a fire engine is stationed.
Origin of engine house
First recorded in 1725–35
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Examples from the Web for engine house
You'll find him down yonder, in the cellar beyond the engine-house.
Aye, the three in the engine-house, how came I to forget them?
If he could only get to the engine-house before Charley Lomax, the chief!Back Home
Gregory grasped the rail of the engine-house and braced himself for the shock.El Diablo
It may have been an engine-house, or some sort of a public hall.