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great house


the main house of an estate; the principal house


We approached the great house of the plantation.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • Then for nearly an hour it was very quiet in the great house.

    The Little Colonel Annie Fellows Johnston
  • It is a little room cut into the corner wall of a great house.

  • Miss Woodville had vanished, and not a servant was visible about the great house.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He means the great house—the Warren—naturally and of course.

    Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
  • What did his great house and his mills and all his money amount to, after all?

    Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts

    Roy Rutherford Bailey
  • Signs of life were again visible about the great house in the avenue.

    The Elm Tree Tales F. Irene Burge Smith
  • In the great house of the Temple Village they listened well for some weeks.

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael

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