[ ahys-hous ]
/ ˈaɪsˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural ice·hous·es [ahys-hou-ziz]. /ˈaɪsˌhaʊ zɪz/.
a building for storing ice.
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How to use icehouse in a sentence
The fisherman made port at Maquoit late in the afternoon, and was warped to her berth at the ice-house wharf.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
A man charged with burglary in Hoxton Street was captured in a meat-storage ice-house.
I looked at the lamps, went upstairs into every bedroom in turn, and then went round the house, and even into the ice-house.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories|Algernon Blackwood
The cold weather is coming; there's no fireplace; with the window and the roof it will be like an ice-house.Germinie Lacerteux|Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
A cheap ice-house may be made to afford an important share of country comforts in such settlements.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians|William K. David
British Dictionary definitions for icehouse
a building for storing ice
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