cookery

[ koo k-uh-ree ]
/ ˈkʊk ə ri /

noun, plural cook·er·ies.

the art or practice of cooking.
a place equipped for cooking.

Nearby words

  1. cooke,
  2. cooke, alistair,
  3. cooke, jay,
  4. cooke, terence james,
  5. cooker,
  6. cookery book,
  7. cookery stove,
  8. cookeville,
  9. cookhouse,
  10. cookie

Origin of cookery

First recorded in 1350–1400, cookery is from the Middle English word cokerie. See cook1, -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for cookery

cookery

/ (ˈkʊkərɪ) /

noun

the art, study, or practice of cooking
US a place for cooking
Canadian a cookhouse at a mining or lumber camp
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Word Origin and History for cookery

cookery

n.

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

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