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Outbuilding   Listen
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Outbuilding  n.  A building separate from, and subordinate to, the main house; an outhouse.






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"Outbuilding" Quotes from Famous Books



... cried; "run across, and you can easily scramble upon the roof of yon low outbuilding. From thence you can creep along into the lane at the back; and, if no one be watching, drop down there and fly for your life. But if there be a spy set, then climb up by the gutterings upon the roof—Harry Gay has done it many a time—and you will find a hundred ways of outwitting them and ...
— Tom Tufton's Travels • Evelyn Everett-Green

... signal, such plants being deciduous in their natural climates. It will be best to keep such plants as are to be stored in the cellar, from the time there is danger of frost until about November first, in an outbuilding or shed, where they will not freeze. This makes the change more gradual and natural. The temperature of the cellar should be as near thirty-four to thirty-eight degrees as possible. About March first will be time to start giving most plants so ...
— Gardening Indoors and Under Glass • F. F. Rockwell

... spell that on churning-days the butter refused to come unless helped by a crooked sixpence. One day, when as usual they had been churning in vain, instead of resorting to the sixpence, the farmer secreted himself in an outbuilding, and, gun in hand, watched the garden from a small opening. As it was growing dusk he saw a hare coming cautiously through the hedge. He fired instantly, the hare rolled over, dead, and almost as quickly the ...
— Yorkshire Painted And Described • Gordon Home

... and this time in a cloud of dust an outbuilding jumped and tumbled asunder. A horse streaked down the street with trailing halter. Round the corner scurried the niggers: the next was ...
— From Capetown to Ladysmith - An Unfinished Record of the South African War • G. W. Steevens

... communicating with one another by means of a covered corridor, or else by doors leading from one chamber to the other. The apartments of the women were separate from those of the men, and the servants slept either on the ground-floor or in an outbuilding of their own. ...
— Babylonians and Assyrians, Life and Customs • Rev. A. H. Sayce



Words linked to "Outbuilding" :   kennel, jakes, remise, carriage house, outhouse, coach house, edifice



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