Definitions starting with D

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dwelving house

(White); dwelving home (Eleu.) [cf. OED dwelling-house dwelling + hypercorrection by analogy with TWELL twelve] n. 1. a dwelling; a house. (White)

2. [cf. "Let us dwell in the house of the Lord forever"] a church. (San Sal.)


Tags: hypercorrection, noun, religion

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Last update: 2011-02-20 22:15
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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