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wellhouse

[wel-hous] /ˈwɛlˌhaʊs/
noun, plural wellhouses
[wel-hou-ziz] /ˈwɛlˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
wellhead (def 2).
Origin of wellhouse
1590-1600
1590-1600; well2 + house
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  • President wellhouse has six of these dryers in a row in one of his orchards.

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  • The evaporators in which the wellhouse culls are dried are very simple.

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  • "Step behind the wellhouse," said Mr. Bartlett, and this both of them quickly did.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
  • President wellhouse says he has surely reduced them by spraying.

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  • His wellhouse was near, and some day in the golden future he will undoubtedly build his dwelling.

  • The wellhouse rabbit trap, of which we here give description and illustrations, is one used by President wellhouse.

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  • She was working under the cover of the wellhouse and tears was running down her face.

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