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housebreak

[ hous-breyk ]
/ 藞ha蕣s藢bre瑟k /
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verb (used with object), house路broke, house路bro路ken, house路break路ing.
to train (a pet) to excrete outdoors or in a specific place.
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Origin of housebreak

First recorded in 1895鈥1900; house + break
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How to use housebreak in a sentence

  • I would steal鈥攂urgle鈥housebreak鈥攃ut the sweetest lady's throat in Christendom鈥攆or a fire!

    The Sorcery Club|Elliott O'Donnell
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