housebreak

[hous-breyk]
verb (used with object), housebroke, housebroken, housebreaking.
to train (a pet) to excrete outdoors or in a specific place.

Origin:
1895–1900; house + break

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housebreak
1820, "to break into a house criminally;" sense of "to train a domestic animal to be clean in the house" is from 1900.
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Example sentences
Puppies do not tolerate the cold as well as adult dogs and may be difficult to housebreak during the winter.
Puppies do not tolerate the cold as well as adult dogs, and may be difficult to housebreak during the winter.
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