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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kitchen \Kitch"en\ (k[i^]ch"[e^]n), n. [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See Cook to prepare food, and cf. Cuisine.] 1. A room equipped for cooking food; the room of a house, restaurant, or other building appropriated to cookery. [1913 Webster] Cool was his kitchen, though his brains were hot. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] A fat kitchen makes a lean will. --Franklin. [1913 Webster] 2. A utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen. [1913 Webster] 3. The staff that works in a kitchen. [PJC] Kitchen garden. See under Garden. Kitchen lee, dirty soapsuds. [Obs.] "A brazen tub of kitchen lee." --Ford. Kitchen stuff, fat collected from pots and pans. --Donne. [1913 Webster]