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[ ahys-hous ]
/ ˈaɪsˌhaʊs /

noun, plural ice·hous·es [ahys-hou-ziz] /ˈaɪsˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a building for storing ice.


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Nearby words

icebox cake, icebreaker, icecap, iced, icefall, icehouse, icekhana, icel., iceland, iceland agate, iceland disease

Origin of icehouse

First recorded in 1680–90; ice + house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for ice house

ice house


a building for storing ice
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