frame house

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noun

a house constructed with a skeleton framework of timber, as the ordinary wooden house.

Nearby words

  1. frambesioma,
  2. framboesia,
  3. framboise,
  4. frame,
  5. frame aerial,
  6. frame line,
  7. frame of mind,
  8. frame of reference,
  9. frame saw,
  10. frame story

Origin of frame house

First recorded in 1545–55

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British Dictionary definitions for frame house

frame house

noun

a house that has a timber framework and cladding
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