Definition of outbuilding
: a building (such as a stable or a woodshed) separate from but accessory to a main house
Recent Examples of outbuilding from the Web
The fire was reported in the outbuilding of a home on Northwest Milburn Street at about 5 p.m., Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue spokeswoman Lydia Woodman said.
The wildfire burned through 13 homes and eight outbuildings in the Panguitch Lake area.
At least 13 homes and eight outbuildings have been destroyed in the ski town, which sits near the Dixie National Forest in the southern part of the state.
At least 13 homes and eight outbuildings have been destroyed in Brian Head, which is about 30 miles north of Zion National Park.
A Sunday afternoon wildfire in Payette County destroyed one home, multiple cars and several outbuildings, according to a Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman.
The city tore down several of the outbuildings but the nurses' quarters was saved for future use by the historical society, Sorensen said.
Historical Society President Brian Feron said the carriage and sleigh had been sitting unused in the outbuilding for at least 100 years.
The middle-aged Pace wants little else than to tuck himself away in his private backyard art studio, an outbuilding designed specifically for his still in-process painting.
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First Known Use of outbuilding
OUTBUILDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outbuilding for English Language Learners
: a small building that is separated from a main building
OUTBUILDING Defined for Kids
Definition of outbuilding for Students
: a building (as a shed or stable) separate from a main building
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