outbuilding

noun out·build·ing \ ˈau̇t-ˌbil-diŋ \
Updated on: 15 May 2018

Definition of outbuilding

: 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

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OUTBUILDING Defined for English Language Learners

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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

noun out·build·ing \ ˈau̇t-ˌbil-diŋ \

Definition of outbuilding for Students

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


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