She got involved with the early labor movement and with tenement reform.
Inside of three days out went the Slades from John Temple's tenement, bag and baggage.
The factory boarding-house and the tenement were yet to come.
For with all its long hours of work Hartley had noticed that the tenement was not without its scenes of fleeting merriment.
That evening everyone in the tenement was discussing Coupeau's strange malady.
What matters it that this frame of dust be frail, and of tiny size—still may it be the tenement of a lordly spirit.
There was time for me to try to earn my living; or at least the rent of our tenement.
The welfare of over forty thousand people is dependent then on tenement house standards and their enforcement in Pittsburgh.
Who would feel cramped in a tenement, with such royal privileges as these?
The tenement awoke to hear of the fire in the morning, when all Jew town was stirring with preparations for the feast.
c.1300, "holding of immovable property" (such as land or buildings,) from Anglo-French (late 13c.) and Old French tenement (12c.), from Medieval Latin tenementum "a holding, fief" (11c.), from Latin tenere "to hold" (see tenet). The meaning "dwelling place, residence" is attested from early 15c.; tenement house "house broken up into apartments, usually in a poor section of a city" is first recorded 1858, American English, from tenament in an earlier sense (especially in Scotland) "large house constructed to be let to a number of tenants" (1690s).