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dollhouse

or (especially British) doll's house

[dol-hous] /ˈdɒlˌhaʊs/
noun, plural dollhouses
[dol-hou-ziz] /ˈdɒlˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a miniature house the scale of children's dolls.
2.
a cozy, diminutive home, as a small cottage or housetrailer.
Origin of dollhouse
1775-1785
1775-85; doll + house
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  • Like a dollhouse exposed, he revealed rooms and corridors along which men were running.

    The Image and the Likeness John Scott Campbell
Word Origin and History for dollhouse
n.

1855, from doll (n.) + house (n.). Doll's house first recorded 1783.

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