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housesit

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[hous-sit]
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verb (used without object), house·sat, house·sit·ting.
  1. to take care of a house or residence while the owner or occupant is temporarily away, especially by living in it.

Origin of housesit

1975–80; house + sit1, on the model of baby-sit
Related formshouse sitter, house-sit·ter, noun
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