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shotgun house

noun phrase

A house of connected rooms without a corridor: He grew up in a tarpaper ''shotgun'' house, built on tree stumps (1930s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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