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house-top

[OED, roof, but for many speakers restricted to set phrases, e.g. "shout it from the house-tops"] n. roof; top of the house: 1918 De rooster say he'll go on de house-top (Parsons 135). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-24 01:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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