Definition of coalhouse in English:



  • A building used for storing coal.

    • ‘There is a walled concrete courtyard with a garage, boilerhouse and coalhouse to the back.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In addition, there is a coalhouse and boiler house located off a small courtyard that can be accessed from the kitchen or the garden.’