And so, alls well that ends well, even if it be only a semi-detached House.
Don't you perceive, my dear Sir, that your house is now semi-detached?
At last the villas, and semi-detached villas, collapsed into one continuous gas-lit shop-dotted street.
To be in keeping with the inhabitants the house, no doubt, is "semi-detached."
The owner had originally planned a little block of semi-detached houses.
Two or three, like villas in their own grounds, stand alone, and others are semi-detached.
It not infrequently originates from semi-detached fragments of growth.
He was installed in a villa, semi-detached; the name, Rosemore, on the gateposts.
She says they have a semi-detached house almost on the road, and hardly a bit of garden.
My tears have wings in them: first semi-detached, then detached.
The "Detached House" bears its peculiar characteristic on its front; it stands alone, and nothing more can be said about it; but with the "semi-detached house" there is a subtle mystery, much to be marvelled at. Semi-detached! Have the party-walls between two houses shrunk, or is there a bridge connecting the two, as in Mr. Beckford's house in Landsdown Crescent, Bath? A semi-detached house may be a house with a field on one side and a bone-boiling factory on the other. Semi-detached may mean half-tumbling to pieces. I must inquire into it. ["Houses to Let," in "Household Words," March 20, 1852]