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 destroyed two structures – an outbuilding and a hunting cabin -- and scorched nearly 6,000 acres.
The grounds, with barn and outbuildings, also include a brook and gardens.
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.
Fifteen-hundred people have been evacuated and 13 homes and eight outbuildings have been destroyed, said fire spokeswoman Elayn Briggs.
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.
Law enforcement found three dead bodies Monday morning on the property of a small Caldwell farmhouse that’s surrounded by trees and outbuildings.
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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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