noun, plural pest·hous·es [pest-hou-ziz]. /ˈpɛstˌhaʊ zɪz/.
GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Words nearby pesthouse
Example sentences from the Web for pesthouse
Later, epidemics of smallpox and cholera have made a prison and a pesthouse of Manila.
William King, surgeon to the Pesthouse, petitioned for a pension in 1611.The Story of London|Henry B. Wheatley
It was the time of cholera; the boat might have become a pesthouse any moment.
For he that without a just cause goeth into a Pesthouse, may thank himself, if he get the plague.A Vindication of the Presbyteriall-Government and Ministry|Ministers and Elders of the London Provinciall Assembly
He laughed, danced and sang at the pesthouse—things he was never known to do before.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard