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kitchen  


      n  
a    a room or part of a building equipped for preparing and cooking food  
b    (as modifier)  
a kitchen table     
     (Old English cycene, ultimately from Late Latin coquina, from Latin coquere to cook; see kiln)  


kitchen cabinet  
      n   a group of unofficial advisers to a political leader, esp. when considered to be more influential than the official cabinet  
kitchen garden  
      n   a garden where vegetables and sometimes also fruit are grown  
  kitchen gardener      n  
kitchen kaffir  
      n      a derogatory term for       Fanagalo  
kitchen midden  
      n     (Archaeol)   the site of a large mound of domestic refuse marking a prehistoric settlement: usually including bones, potsherds, seashells, etc.  
kitchen police  
      pl n     (U.S.)   soldiers who have been detailed to work in the kitchen, esp. as a punishment,   (Abbrev.)    KP  
kitchen sink  
      n  
1    a sink in a kitchen for washing dishes, vegetables, etc.  
2    everything but the kitchen sink   everything that can be conceived of  
3    modifier   denoting a type of drama or painting of the 1950s depicting the sordid aspects of domestic reality  
kitchen tea  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   a party held before a wedding to which female guests bring items of kitchen equipment as wedding presents  
soup kitchen  
      n  
1    a place or mobile stall where food and drink, esp. soup, is served to destitute people  
2      (Military)   a mobile kitchen  
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n.
care home
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")

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