lake dwelling
noun Date: 1863 a dwelling built on piles in a lake; specifically one built in prehistoric times • lake dweller noun

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  • lake dwelling — n. a dwelling built on wooden piles rising above the surface of a lake or marshy land; esp., such a structure built in prehistoric times lake dweller n …   English World dictionary

  • lake dwelling — lake′ dwell ing n. ara a house, esp. of prehistoric times, built on piles or other support over the water of a lake • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • lake dwelling — noun dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages • Syn: ↑pile dwelling • Hypernyms: ↑dwelling, ↑home, ↑domicile, ↑abode, ↑habitation, ↑dwelling house …   Useful english dictionary

  • lake-dwelling — /ˈleɪk dwɛlɪŋ/ (say layk dweling) noun a dwelling, especially of prehistoric times, built on piles or other support over the water of a lake …   Australian English dictionary

  • lake dwelling — noun a prehistoric hut built on piles driven into the bed or shore of a lake. Derivatives lake dweller noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • lake dwelling — a house, esp. of prehistoric times, built on piles or other support over the water of a lake. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • lake dwelling — noun a prehistoric structure, built over shallow waters, such as a lake or marsh, supported on piles or artificial mounds of earth or wood …   Wiktionary

  • Āraiši lake dwelling site — is a popular tourist location with original and reconstructed remnants of Latvian prehistory. It is a unique nationally important archaeological site: remains of the 9th 10th centuries Latgalian settlement on the island of Āraiši lake.Today the… …   Wikipedia

  • lake dweller — lake′ dwell er n. ara an inhabitant of a lake dwelling • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • lake dweller — noun : one that lives in a lake dwelling * * * an inhabitant of a lake dwelling. [1860 65] * * * lake dweller, a person living in a lake dwelling, especially in prehistoric times …   Useful english dictionary

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