The balance of fun and sport is, after all, in favor of the city lad, the offspring of the tenement-house.
I thought that tenement-house work they told us about was most interesting.
It is among this class of owners that nearly all the evils of the tenement-house system are found.
As farmers they cluster, and seem to covet the intimacies of the tenement-house.
As member of the Health Board I was brought into very close relations with the conditions of life in the tenement-house districts.
"Perhaps there are some tenement-house Vanderbilts," I suggested moodily.
The improvement of the tenement-house has gone hand in hand with that of the apartment-house.
Good average earnings for a tenement-house cigarmaker in summer.
Afterwards this tenement-house cigar legislation was declared invalid by the Court of Appeals in the Jacobs decision.
In politics the tenement-house women have only a secondary interest.
c.1300, "holding of immovable property" (such as land or buildings,) from Anglo-French (late 13c.) and Old French tenement (12c.), from Medieval Latin tenementum "a holding, fief" (11c.), from Latin tenere "to hold" (see tenet). The meaning "dwelling place, residence" is attested from early 15c.; tenement house "house broken up into apartments, usually in a poor section of a city" is first recorded 1858, American English, from tenament in an earlier sense (especially in Scotland) "large house constructed to be let to a number of tenants" (1690s).