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noun

a house, especially of prehistoric times, built on piles or other support over the water of a lake.

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Origin of lake dwelling

First recorded in 1860–65
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lake dwelling

noun

a dwelling, esp in prehistoric villages, constructed on platforms supported by wooden piles driven into the bottom of a lake

Derived forms of lake dwelling

lake dweller, noun
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