sod house

noun
a house built of strips of sod, laid like brickwork, and used especially by settlers on the Great Plains, when timber was scarce.
Also called soddie, soddy.


Origin:
1825–35

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Replica sod house recalls days of yesteryear and offers look at old-time crafts.
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