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storm house

noun Midland U.S. and Gulf States.
  1. a storm cellar.
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Origin of storm house

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Historical Examples

  • While waiting on deck, a couple of sky-rockets were discharged from the storm-house by way of signal for a pilot.

    Impressions of America

    Tyrone Power

  • The little piazza was deserted, unless both were hiding inside the storm-house.