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noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of doss house
First recorded in 1885–90
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How to use doss house in a sentence
If he's got a copper he goes to a dosshouse; but when he has drunk all, he comes here.Fruits of Culture|Leo Tolstoy
British Dictionary definitions for doss house
/ (ˈdɒsˌhaʊs) /
British slang a cheap lodging house, esp one used by trampsUS and Canadian name: flophouse
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