noun Chiefly British.
Origin of doss house
Examples from the Web for doss house
This building was the “Liapin free night-lodging-house” (“doss-house”).What Shall We Do?|Leo Tolstoy
He had privacies to keep intact, aloofness that made a law to him, and these he never abused, even in a doss-house.The Life of Francis Thompson|Everard Meynell
How the baron got into the doss-house and why he is a baron is also not sufficiently clear.Letters of Anton Chekhov|Anton Chekhov
But a vagabond rat turned it out, and made a doss-house of it.Birds of the wave and woodland|Phil (Philip Stewart) Robinson
The "Doss-house" is for the most part too strong for a provincial public, too agitating, too revolutionary.Maxim Gorki|Hans Ostwald