dwelling-house

  • 1 Dwelling house — Dwelling Dwell ing, n. Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile. [1913 Webster] Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons. Jer. xlix. 33. [1913 Webster] God will deign To visit oft the dwellings of just men. Milton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 dwelling house — n formal especially BrE a house that people live in, not one that is being used as a shop, office etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 dwelling house — noun housing that someone is living in (Freq. 1) he built a modest dwelling near the pond they raise money to provide homes for the homeless • Syn: ↑dwelling, ↑home, ↑domicile, ↑abode, ↑habitation …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 dwelling house — A building used as a place of abode for people. 43 Am J1st Pub Util § 183. A building suitable as a dwelling house, whether or not it is occupied at the time. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 904. For the purpose of the offense of arson, any house intended… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 dwelling-house — dwellˈing house noun A house used as a dwelling, in distinction from a place of business or other building • • • Main Entry: ↑dwell …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 dwelling house — a house occupied, or intended to be occupied, as a residence. [1400 50; late ME] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 dwelling house — domicile; house or place where one lives; habitation; residence; abode …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 dwelling house — noun Law a house used as a residence rather than for business …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 dwelling house — noun (C) law a house that people live in, not one that is being used as a shop, office etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 dwelling house — /ˈdwɛlɪŋ haʊs/ (say dweling hows) noun a house occupied, or intended to be occupied, as a residence …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 dwelling house of another — As the term is used in the law of arson, a dwelling house of which a person other than the accused is in possession; the person in possession may or may not be the owner. 5 Am J2d Arson § 39 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 private dwelling house — A dwelling house for a single family. 20 Am 12d Cov § 196. A majority of courts have reached the conclusion that the term when used in a restrictive covenant prohibits the use of property for a duplex or double house. Anno: 14 ALR2d 1395 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 13 obligatory maintenance requirements of facilities of common use of dwelling-house — gyvenamojo namo bendrojo naudojimo objektų naudojimo ir priežiūros privalomieji reikalavimai statusas Aprobuotas sritis šiluma apibrėžtis Teisės aktuose ir normatyviniuose dokumentuose (statybos techniniuose reglamentuose, statinių naudojimo ir… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 14 single dwelling house — A dwelling house for a single family. 20 Am J2d Cov § 196 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 15 dwelling — dwell·ing n: a structure where a person lives and esp. sleeps – called also dwelling house; see also burglary ◇ Courts disagree as to how permanent or consistent the habitation of a structure must be in order for it to be considered a dwelling,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 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}, {Husband},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 House ant — 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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  • 18 House boat — 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} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 House of bishops — 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} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 House of call — 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} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English