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housetop

[hous-top] /ˈhaʊsˌtɒp/
noun
1.
the top or roof of a house.
Idioms
2.
from the housetops, publicly; generally:
The day I got my promotion I wanted to shout it from the housetops.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; house + top1
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  • He has to do the tapping and keep up an industrious bustle on the housetop during the absence of the slaters.
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housetop

/ˈhaʊsˌtɒp/
noun
1.
the roof of a house
2.
proclaim from the housetops, to announce (something) publicly
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