noun, plural corn·hous·es [kawrn-hou-ziz] /ˈkɔrnˌhaʊ zɪz/. New England and South Atlantic States.

a corncrib.

Origin of cornhouse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cornhouse

Historical Examples of cornhouse

  • 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.