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house call

a professional visit, as by a doctor or sales representative, to the home of a patient or customer.
Origin of house call
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for house call
  • If the gathering is at your house call the mom and explain that she is not invited and why.
  • And some veterinary acupuncturists have even revived the traditional doctor's house call.
  • But, we'll still make a house call from time to time-as long as it's for the right reasons.
  • Not wanting to be caught cheating, they make a house call.
  • Well, actually, the doctors make a house call to them.
house call in Medicine

house call n.
A professional visit made to a home, especially by a physician.

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