- a primitive dwelling consisting of a pit excavated in the earth and roofed over.
Origin of pit dwelling
Examples from the Web for pit dwelling
Historical Examples of pit dwelling
The age of any pit-dwelling can be determined only by its contents.
But by far the commoner form of pit-dwelling is circular, with a diameter rarely exceeding two metres.
The pit-dwelling at Campigny was elliptical in form with a longest diameter of 4.30 metres.
The passions of fur-clad, pit-dwelling ancestors flamed within him.Rayton: A Backwoods Mystery
Theodore Goodridge Roberts