- n the area for food preparation on a ship
- n a detached or outdoor shelter for cooking
the circus used a tent as their cookhouse
- Anglican Barrow started holding services in the paper mill's cookhouse, in a vacant barn or any other sizable shelter.
- A cat had an argument with a skunk under the cookhouse, the men compared notes on various odors they had experienced, and, to cap the climax, there was roast pork on the table.
- Army Home Guards found a tunnel three feet high, 100 yards long, reinforced with wood shores, which led from a secret panel in the cookhouse to a bank covered with long grass .