kitchen Idioms & Phrases


Diet kitchen

  • a kitchen in which diet is prepared for invalids; a charitable establishment that provides proper food for the sick poor.
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hell's kitchen

  • noun a district in Manhattan formerly noted for its slums and vice
    Hell's Half Acre.
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kitchen appliance

  • noun a home appliance used in preparing food
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kitchen cabinet

  • noun an inner circle of unofficial advisors to the head of a government
    brain trust.
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Kitchen garden

  • noun a small garden where vegetables are grown
    vegetable patch; vegetable garden.
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  • . See under Garden.
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kitchen help

  • noun help hired to work in the kitchen
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kitchen island

  • noun an unattached counter in a kitchen that permits access from all sides
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Kitchen lee

  • dirty soapsuds. Obs. " A brazen tub of kitchen lee." Ford.
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kitchen match

  • noun a wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface; useful to light wood or gas stoves
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kitchen midden

  • noun (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    kitchen midden; eitchen midden; midden.
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kitchen middens

  • noun (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    kitchen midden; eitchen midden; midden.
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Kitch"en mid`dens

Etymology
Dan. kjök-kenmöddings kitchen leavings; cf. Scot. midden a dunghill.
Definitions
  1. Relics of neolithic man found on the coast of Denmark, consisting of shell mounds, some of which are ten feet high, one thousand feet long, and two hundred feet wide. The name is applied also to similar mounds found on the American coast from Canada to Florida, made by the North American Indians.
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kitchen police

  • noun an enlisted person who is assigned to assist the cooks
    KP.
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kitchen range

  • noun a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
    cooking stove; stove; range; kitchen range.
    • dinner was already on the stove
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kitchen sink

  • noun a sink in a kitchen
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kitchen stove

  • noun a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
    cooking stove; stove; range; kitchen range.
    • dinner was already on the stove
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Kitchen stuff

  • fat collected from pots and pans.
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kitchen table

  • noun a table in the kitchen
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kitchen utensil

  • noun a utensil used in preparing food
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kitchen-ry

Kitch"en-ry noun

Definitions
  1. The body of servants employed in the kitchen. Obs. Holland.
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Soup kitchen

  • noun a place where food is dispensed to the needy
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  • an establishment for preparing and supplying soup to the poor.
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