- a small house, especially one for children to play in, built or placed up in the branches of a tree.
Origin of tree house
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for treehouse
Are we going to see you direct an episode of The Simpsons, or a Treehouse of Horror segment?
I told Al Jean I have a great story for one of the three Treehouse of Horror segments, and would gladly direct one of them.
You as a community have built the Treehouse; a group of people who have made every effort to support and help each other.Kate Wears Her Mum’s Dress for Maiden Speech
March 19, 2012
As a child, I dreamed of becoming a primatologist, and I had this idea of being in a jungle and living in a treehouse.Audrey Tautou on ‘Amélie,’ Her New Film ‘Delicacy,’ & More
March 18, 2012
He likened the situation to several regulators “up in the treehouse with a ‘No Girls Allowed’ sign.”The Hillary Groping Incident And Other Signs We’re Back in 1950
December 7, 2008
- a shelter built in a tree, usually as a play area for children
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