Definition of boiler house in English:

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boiler house

noun

1A building containing a device for heating water: an old boiler house at the end of the garden
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  • There is a boiler house for the oil fired heating system.
  • Residents were told last Monday a boiler house would be shut down for two days for plumbing work.
  • The exterior contains a spacious garden to the rear with a patio area and a boiler house.
2 Rugby The second row in a scrum formation: the sheer power and bulk in the Castleknock boiler house he is set to partner Ian Evans in the boiler house for Wales
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  • He is not best suited to the graft and grind of the second row boilerhouse.
  • He will welcome his start in the boiler-house.
  • His 10th game in the boilerhouse was his first-team debut for Dundee, and shortly afterwards he moved into the back row.

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