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homebuilding

[hohm-bil-ding]
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noun
  1. the designing or constructing of houses.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or associated with homebuilding: the homebuilding industry.
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Origin of homebuilding

First recorded in 1815–25; home + building
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Historical Examples

  • In May, Carley returned to Flagstaff to take up with earnest inspiration the labors of homebuilding in a primitive land.

    The Call of the Canyon

    Zane Grey