[hous-room, -roo m]
- lodging or accommodation in a house.
Origin of houseroom
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Examples from the Web for houseroom
The night was raw and showery, and there was not houseroom in Beauséjour for a tenth part of the homeless Acadians.The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage
Charles G. D. Roberts
If there is no houseroom in any class for the man of several different bloods, then we must get a new name.
The distress of any population means that they need food, houseroom, clothes, and fuel.
These things are grievous to a man of understanding: the upbraiding of houseroom, and the reproaching of the lender.
- room for storage or lodging
- give something houseroom (used with a negative) to have or keep something in one's houseI wouldn't give that vase houseroom
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