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wellhouse

[wel-hous]
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noun, plural well·hous·es [wel-hou-ziz] /ˈwɛlˌhaʊ zɪz/.
  1. wellhead(def 2).

Origin of wellhouse

First recorded in 1590–1600; well2 + house
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Examples from the Web for wellhouse

Historical Examples

  • "Step behind the wellhouse," said Mr. Bartlett, and this both of them quickly did.

    Randy of the River

    Horatio Alger Jr.

  • President Wellhouse says he has surely reduced them by spraying.

    The Apple

    Various

  • President Wellhouse has six of these dryers in a row in one of his orchards.

    The Apple

    Various

  • The evaporators in which the Wellhouse culls are dried are very simple.

    The Apple

    Various

  • The Wellhouse rabbit trap, of which we here give description and illustrations, is one used by President Wellhouse.

    The Apple

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