from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A form of domestic ice-chamber having apartments for the ice and the provisions, the food-chamber being cooled by air conducted to it from the ice-box, or by the cold side of the latter, which forms a part of the inclosure of the food-chamber; a refrigerator.

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  • noun a refrigerator for cooling liquids


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