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Housewarming   Listen
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Housewarming  n.  A feast or merry-making made by or for a family or business firm on taking possession of a new house or premises.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Housewarming" Quotes from Famous Books



... Mademoiselle Mirah's rooms, Monsieur le Baron, you will find Mademoiselle Heloise Brisetout there—and Monsieur Bixiou, Monsieur Leon de Lora, Monsieur Lousteau, Monsieur de Vernisset, Monsieur Stidmann; and ladies smelling of patchouli—holding a housewarming." ...
— Poor Relations • Honore de Balzac

... masonry platform close to the Narkarra Road, and spread tea for the Vansuythens. That ceremony was reckoned a formal call, and made them free of the Station, its rights and privileges. When the Vansuythens were settled down, they gave a tiny housewarming to all Kashima; and that made Kashima free of their house, according to the immemorial usage ...
— The Works of Rudyard Kipling One Volume Edition • Rudyard Kipling



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