houseroom

[ hous-room, -room ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

lodging or accommodation in a house.

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Origin of houseroom

First recorded in 1580–90; house + room
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British Dictionary definitions for houseroom

houseroom
/ (ˈhaʊsˌrʊm, -ˌruːm) /

noun

room for storage or lodging
give something houseroom (used with a negative) to have or keep something in one's houseI wouldn't give that vase houseroom
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