garrison house


noun
  1. a style of early New England house in which the second floor projects beyond the first.

Origin of garrison house

1
First recorded in 1670–80

Words Nearby garrison house

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How to use garrison house in a sentence

  • As they approached a garrison-house, a few Indians were discovered, and a pursuit was given them.

  • "We must go to the McIntire garrison house some day," continued Clare.

    Brenda's Ward | Helen Leah Reed
  • I went out with Ezra Brown, to do some work on his farm, which was a mile from the garrison house where we lived.

    Ben Comee | M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
  • All, however, succeeded in gaining the garrison house, which was near at hand.

    King Philip | John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • At eight he presented himself again at the garrison house and found that he was not the only guest.

    Castle Craneycrow | George Barr McCutcheon