- (in medieval architecture) a room common to all the inhabitants of a house, as a hall.
Origin of house place
Examples from the Web for house place
Historical Examples of house place
The rider, after some words with the blacksmith, was ushered in by him into the house-place where we sat.Curious, if True
With some grumblings at losing his help, she let him go into the house-place.The Grey Woman and other Tales
Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
When he entered the house-place, she was sitting before the fire, looking into its embers.
Susan took her by the arm, and, without speaking, went into the house-place.
That poor wanderer in the house-place is Richard Jackson, is it not?