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cornhouse

[kawrn-hous]
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noun, plural corn·hous·es [kawrn-hou-ziz] /ˈkɔrnˌhaʊ zɪz/. New England and South Atlantic States.
  1. a corncrib.
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Origin of cornhouse

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  • Pretty soon she heard "Missus" call so she "snuck" out of the cornhouse.

    The Stronghold

    Miriam Haynie

  • The place where they used to have the best fun seeing Mammy Tittleback catch mice was in the cornhouse.

  • Through the cracks in the cornhouse where she was hiding Hannah saw the soldiers dismount.

    The Stronghold

    Miriam Haynie

  • He has to visit the widow Gubbins, who fell down the cornhouse steps the week before, and broke her leg.

  • Near by is a cornhouse and a small distillery, and the corrals for sheep shearing are not far off.