noun, plural doll·hous·es [dol-hou-ziz] /ˈdɒlˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a miniature house the scale of children's dolls.
a cozy, diminutive home, as a small cottage or housetrailer.

Also especially British, doll's house.

Origin of dollhouse

First recorded in 1775–85; doll + house Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of dollhouse

  • Like a dollhouse exposed, he revealed rooms and corridors along which men were running.

    The Image and the Likeness

    John Scott Campbell

Word Origin and History for dollhouse

1855, from doll (n.) + house (n.). Doll's house first recorded 1783.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper