plank house

noun

Definition of plank house

: a house built of planks especially : one of the rather large usually rectangular and elaborately constructed buildings prevailingly used by American Indians but also by some Eskimos of the northwest coast of North America and adjacent Siberia

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“Plank house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plank%20house. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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