Definition of coalhouse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊlhaʊs/

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A building used for storing coal.
Example sentences
  • Faulty cabling around their meter, situated in a coalhouse under the stairs, caught fire, and only swift action by Sarah saved the house from being badly damaged.
  • In addition, there is a coalhouse and boiler house located off a small courtyard that can be accessed from the kitchen or the garden.
  • A neighbour, who had found it in a skip, minus hands, glass, and other vital components, had left it in Martin's coalhouse as a present.

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