dwelling place

Origin of dwelling place

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for dwelling place

Historical Examples of dwelling place

  • But it struck that shallow makeshift note that is so often heard in the dwelling-place.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • As it is to be your dwelling-place for a few days, you may like to select your apartments.

    Adrift on the Pacific

    Edward S. Ellis

  • The sanctuary is not, in this case, the dwelling-place of the god.

  • How wise, too, is the sandwort in its choice of a dwelling-place!

    The Foot-path Way

    Bradford Torrey

  • As you saw, the cave was evidently Hendrika's dwelling-place.

    Allan's Wife

    H. Rider Haggard