outbuilding

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noun out·build·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌbil-diŋ\

Definition of outbuilding

  1. :  a building (such as a stable or a woodshed) separate from but accessory to a main house

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First Known Use of outbuilding

1600


OUTBUILDING Defined for English Language Learners

outbuilding

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Definition of outbuilding for English Language Learners

  • : a small building that is separated from a main building


OUTBUILDING Defined for Kids

outbuilding

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noun out·build·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌbil-diŋ\

Definition of outbuilding for Students

  1. :  a building (as a shed or stable) separate from a main building



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