cookery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cook +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

cookery (countable and uncountable, plural cookeries)

  1. The art and practice of preparing food for consumption, especially by the application of heat; cooking.
    Henry was not very good at cookery and most of his meals ended up burned.
  2. (obsolete) A delicacy; a dainty.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of R. North to this entry?)

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