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tree house

  1. a small house, especially one for children to play in, built or placed up in the branches of a tree.
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Origin of tree house

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of tree house

  • We got up in our tree-house and shot at them with bows and arrows, and they couldn't reach us.

    W. A. G.'s Tale

    Margaret Turnbull

  • Oh, Gladys, I wish you could see my tree-house at Grandma's!

  • It was all about a gorgeous bird she had at home in her tree-house.

  • Mrs. Monkey went into the tree-house and came out with four other cocoanuts.

  • There was none of his brothers or sisters up in the tree-house.