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Definition of "dwelling house" []

  • A house intended to be occupied as a residence, in distinction from a store, office, or other building. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "dwelling house" in a sentence
  • "A short time after I sold all my possessions at Stonington, consisting of a pretty piece of land and one dwelling house thereon, and went to reside at Long-Island."
  • "On ye other side the dwelling house wch is severall steps up it – Gravell walkes full of flowers and greens and a box hedge Cut finely with Little trees, some Cut round, and another hedge of strip'd holly Cut Even and some of Lawrell Cut Even Likewise."
  • "Compared to them the dwelling house really sankto the level of an insignificant object of secondary importance."