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stick-built

[stik-bilt] /ˈstɪkˌbɪlt/
adjective, (of a house or other structure)
1.
built piece-by-piece at the construction site, as opposed to factory-built.
Origin of stick-built
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • Site-built garages and decks are added to the manufactured houses to give them a stick-built appearance.
  • She told them the red hatching shown on the map would only allow stick-built and modular homes.
  • The house was stick-built over a pier and beam foundation.
  • He also said that mobile homes scattered around stick-built homes were not appealing.
  • The addition was of standard stick-built construction.

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