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late Old English mealthus; see malt (n.) + house (n.).

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Examples from the Web for malthouse

Historical Examples

  • The pair in the malthouse might have eluded all search but for the steward's pusillanimity.

    The Historical Nights' Entertainment

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Fancy a man called Malthouse being a minister, and a bishop at that!

    Heart of Gold

    Ruth Alberta Brown

  • I'll thank you to tell me if I'm in the way for Warren's Malthouse?

  • On his resignation the church in Malthouse Yard chose a successor to him whose doctrine was rather higher.

  • It was not yet plain whether he wanted to hear twice the preacher in Malthouse Yard.