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tree house

noun
1.
a small house, especially one for children to play in, built or placed up in the branches of a tree.
Origin of tree house
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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  • He had circled back to the brush screening the brook and the tree house.

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  • Presently he left the tree house and wandered along the coast.

  • He debated the chance of that against the risk of discovery and continued debating it as he started back to the tree house.

    Ride Proud, Rebel! Andre Alice Norton
  • Our tree house was completed by a running balustrade around the veranda.

    The Scientific American Boy

    A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
  • Over the rafters we laid a roofing of slabs, starting with the bottom and lapping them, as we had done on our tree house.

    The Scientific American Boy

    A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
  • Chick was very indignant when John Dough entered the tree house and showed his mutilated hand.

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