housed less than a mile from the Lahore offices of the U.S. Consulate, Newsweek Pakistan is no stranger to protests.
I walked across the runway to the large hangar we were housed in.
The building that housed the organization that exposed the Watergate scandal may become the next Watergate complex.
Their free clinic in central Athens is housed in a shabby apartment that smells of feverish bodies and pungent medicine.
Alig prances ahead and points out landmarks like the wing where the rowdier inmates are housed.
He has got to be coddled and housed and swathed and bandaged and up holstered to be able to live at all.
They must have thought it odd to be housed in an edible stable.
It was long an object of interest to many battalions that at different times were housed in the chateau.
Today, billions of books are housed in libraries all over the world.
The villein and his oxen were all housed under one roof at first.
Old English hus "dwelling, shelter, house," from Proto-Germanic *husan (cf. Old Norse, Old Frisian hus, Dutch huis, German Haus), of unknown origin, perhaps connected to the root of hide (v.) [OED]. In Gothic only in gudhus "temple," literally "god-house;" the usual word for "house" in Gothic being razn.
Meaning "family, including ancestors and descendants, especially if noble" is from c.1000. The legislative sense (1540s) is transferred from the building in which the body meets. Meaning "audience in a theater" is from 1660s (transferred from the theater itself, cf. playhouse); as a dance club DJ music style, probably from the Warehouse, a Chicago nightclub where the style is said to have originated. Zodiac sense is first attested late 14c. To play house is from 1871; as suggestive of "have sex, shack up," 1968. House arrest first attested 1936. On the house "free" is from 1889.
And the Prophet Isaiah the sonne of Amos came to him, and saide vnto him, Thus saith the Lord, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not liue. [2 Kings xx:1, version of 1611]
"give shelter to," Old English husian "to take into a house" (cognate with German hausen, Dutch huizen); see house (n.). Related: Housed; housing.
barrelhouse, the big house, bring down the house, bughouse, call house, can house, cathouse, chippy house, crackhouse, doss, fleabag, flophouse, funny farm, grind-house, hash-house, juke house, notch-house, nuthouse, on the house, powerhouse, roughhouse, roundhouse, sporting house, stroke house, wheelhouse, whorehouse
[third sense fr the Warehouse, a Chicago club]