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gashouse

[ gas-hous ]
/ ˈgæsˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural gas·hous·es [gas-hou-ziz]. /ˈgæsˌhaʊ zɪz/.
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Origin of gashouse

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; gas + house
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How to use gashouse in a sentence

  • Not very long ago, each gashouse was good for a couple of hundred votes.

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