housewarming

[hous-wawr-ming]
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Origin of housewarming

First recorded in 1570–80; house + warm + -ing1
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Related Words for housewarming

at-home, housewarming

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Word Origin and History for housewarming
n.

"celebration of a new home," 1570s, from house (n.) + present participle of warm.

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