outbuilding

[ out-bil-ding ]
/ ˈaʊtˌbɪl dɪŋ /
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noun

a detached building subordinate to a main building.

Nearby words

  1. outbox,
  2. outbrave,
  3. outbreak,
  4. outbreed,
  5. outbreeding,
  6. outburst,
  7. outcast,
  8. outcaste,
  9. outclass,
  10. outclimb

Origin of outbuilding

First recorded in 1620–30; out- + building

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British Dictionary definitions for out-building

outbuilding

/ (ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ) /

noun

a building subordinate to but separate from a main building; outhouse
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Word Origin and History for out-building

out-building

n.

"a detached or subordinate building," 1620s, from out + building (n.).

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