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  • 81 House of bondage — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …

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  • 82 House —    Till their sojourn in Egypt the Hebrews dwelt in tents. They then for the first time inhabited cities (Gen. 47:3; Ex. 12:7; Heb. 11:9). From the earliest times the Assyrians and the Canaanites were builders of cities. The Hebrews after the… …

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  • 83 house trailer — noun a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy • Syn: ↑trailer • Derivationally related forms: ↑trail (for: ↑trailer) • Hypernyms: ↑wheeled vehicle …

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  • 84 dwelling — noun Date: 14th century a shelter (as a house) in which people live …

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  • 85 dwelling — /dwel ing/, n. a building or place of shelter to live in; place of residence; abode; home. [1250 1300; ME; see DWELL, ING1] Syn. See house. * * * …

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  • 86 dwelling — dwell|ing S2 [ˈdwelıŋ] n formal a house, apartment etc where people live …

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  • 87 dwelling — dwell|ing [ dwelıŋ ] noun count FORMAL * a house, apartment, or other shelter in which someone lives …

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  • 88 dwelling — dwell·ing || dwelɪŋ n. house, residence, abode, apartment, place where people live dwel v. reside, live in, inhabit; consider for a long time, dwell upon …

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  • 89 dwelling place — place of residence, place of abode, house, home, lodgings …

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  • 90 dwelling — noun, formal their dwellings were simple but pristine, both inside and out Syn: residence, home, house, accommodations; quarters, rooms, lodgings; informal place, pad, digs; formal abode, domicile, habitation …

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  • 91 dwelling — dwell•ing [[t]ˈdwɛl ɪŋ[/t]] n. a building or other place to live in; place of residence; abode • Etymology: 1250–1300 syn: See house …

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  • 92 dwelling — /ˈdwɛlɪŋ / (say dweling) noun 1. a place of residence or abode; a house. 2. a room or suite of rooms designed to be used as a separate domicile. 3. Obsolete continued or habitual residence …

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  • 93 To bring down the house — House House (hous), n.; pl. {Houses}. [OE. hous, hus, AS. h?s; akin to OS. & OFries. h?s, D. huis, OHG. h?s, G. haus, Icel. h?s, Sw. hus, Dan. huus, Goth. gudh?s, house of God, temple; and prob. to E. hide to conceal. See {Hide}, and cf. {Hoard} …

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  • 94 To keep house — House House (hous), n.; pl. {Houses}. [OE. hous, hus, AS. h?s; akin to OS. & OFries. h?s, D. huis, OHG. h?s, G. haus, Icel. h?s, Sw. hus, Dan. huus, Goth. gudh?s, house of God, temple; and prob. to E. hide to conceal. See {Hide}, and cf. {Hoard} …

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  • 95 To keep open house — House House (hous), n.; pl. {Houses}. [OE. hous, hus, AS. h?s; akin to OS. & OFries. h?s, D. huis, OHG. h?s, G. haus, Icel. h?s, Sw. hus, Dan. huus, Goth. gudh?s, house of God, temple; and prob. to E. hide to conceal. See {Hide}, and cf. {Hoard} …

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  • 96 Lissan House — is a historic house and tourist attraction in Northern Ireland. Lissan lies nestled at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains amid ancient woodland near the historic market town of Cookstown. The Staples familyThe estate was home to the Staples family …

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  • 97 Cabragh House — (school and residence) is considered an historic site for exemplarising late Victorian furnishings and provincial New Zealand vernacular architecture. The former site of Cabragh House School, now known as Amber House, is pending registration as a …

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  • 98 Tenement house — Tenement Ten e*ment, n. [OF. tenement a holding, a fief, F. t[ e]nement, LL. tenementum, fr. L. tenere to hold. See {Tenant}.] 1. (Feud. Law) That which is held of another by service; property which one holds of a lord or proprietor in… …

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  • 99 White House — Synonyms and related words: Dymaxion house, adobe house, building, casa, cliff dwelling, consulate, country house, country seat, dacha, deanery, dwelling house, edifice, embassy, erection, fabric, farm, farmhouse, hall, house, houseboat, lake… …

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  • 100 cliff dwelling — Synonyms and related words: Dymaxion house, White House, adobe house, building, casa, consulate, country house, country seat, dacha, deanery, dwelling house, edifice, embassy, erection, fabric, farm, farmhouse, hall, house, houseboat, lake… …

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