lake dwelling

noun

: a dwelling built on piles in a lake
specifically : one built in prehistoric times
lake dweller noun

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lake dwelling was in 1863

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Cite this Entry

“Lake dwelling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lake%20dwelling. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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