churchhouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

church +‎ house

Noun[edit]

churchhouse (plural churchhouses)

  1. A Quaker building used as a church and meeting-place.
    • 2007 November 1, “Missing Compassion”, in New York Times[1]:
      As a result, compassion is left at the churchhouse door, and the truly needy must look elsewhere for help.