house trailer

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Burglary There was a burglary to a house trailer in the 7300 block of McCormick Boulevard on Jan. 8 in which an unknown person used a pry tool to pry open a door on a mobile trailer. Chicago Tribune, 27 Feb. 2023 According to a 1999 addendum to that document, the small house trailer was replaced by a large one valued at $80,000. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 Dec. 2022 The house trailer sits near a horse farm in Reddick, Florida, and inside Billy Turner waited to die. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, 16 Jan. 2022 Johnsrude assumed his house trailer burned, which would be the second time he's lost his home in a fire. Arkansas Online, 10 Sep. 2020 This project was supported by the Pulitzer Center The wheels are still attached to the house trailer that Pamela Rush calls home, but the 49-year-old mother of two is trapped. Time, 20 Feb. 2020 Also read: Kent County deputies were called to a Gaines Township house trailer where Ortiz-Nieves was left to care for several children under the age of 11, including Mejias. John Hogan, Detroit Free Press, 12 Jan. 2018 Authorities had issued a missing-child alert after the slayings and spent hours searching for Devin Holston only to find the child dead Thursday at the same house trailer where the bodies were found. Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2017 Deputies found the bodies of three adults in a house trailer in an unincorporated area of Lawrence County at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the sheriff's office said. Crimesider Staff, CBS News, 12 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of house trailer was in 1921

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“House trailer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20trailer. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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