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kitchen garden

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noun
  1. a garden where vegetables, herbs, and fruit are grown for one's own use.

Origin of kitchen garden

First recorded in 1570–80
Related formskitchen gardener, noun
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Examples from the Web for kitchen garden

Historical Examples

  • Then she got into the kitchen-garden, and back again through the laurels.

    Is He Popenjoy?</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • So he went round the end of the stable towards the kitchen-garden.

  • The last words were addressed to General Hobson, waving to them from the kitchen-garden.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Look here—in the kitchen-garden there's a pile of old pea-sticks.

    Dream Days

    Kenneth Grahame

  • It was a kitchen-garden with vegetables, and was almost all the green there was in the landscape.


British Dictionary definitions for kitchen garden

kitchen garden

noun
  1. a garden where vegetables and sometimes also fruit are grown
Derived Formskitchen gardener, noun
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