dwelling-house

dwelling house

noun
a house occupied, or intended to be occupied, as a residence.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English

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dwelling house

noun
housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless" [syn: dwelling
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