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See also: Woodhouse
woodhouse (plural woodhouses)
- A house or shed for storing (chopped) wood
1820, Dawson Turner, Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. I. (of 2):
- The ceiling is covered with paintings of scriptural subjects, which still remain, notwithstanding that the building is now desecrated, and used as a woodhouse by the neighboring farmer.
1894, William Lewis Manly, Death Valley in '49:
- I felt awfully poor, and a stranger, and this was a beginning for me at any rate, so I went to work with a will and never lost a minute of daylight till I had split up all the wood and filled his woodhouse completely up.
1922, David Garnett, Lady Into Fox:
- Now this door, which had been left ajar by Polly when she ran off, opened into a little courtyard where the fowls were shut in at night; the woodhouse and the privy also stood there.