noun salt·box \ˈslt-ˌbäks\

: a house that has two or more levels in the front, one level in the back, and a steep roof that slopes down from the front to the back

Full Definition of SALTBOX

:  a frame dwelling with two stories in front and one behind and a roof with a long rear slope

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March 30, 2015
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