saltbox

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noun salt·box \ˈsȯlt-ˌbäks\

Definition of saltbox

  1. :  a frame dwelling with two stories in front and one behind and a roof with a long rear slope

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1876

First Known Use of saltbox

1876


SALTBOX Defined for English Language Learners

saltbox

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noun salt·box \ˈsȯlt-ˌbäks\

Definition of saltbox for English Language Learners

  • : a house that has two or more levels in the front, one level in the back, and a steep roof that slopes down from the front to the back


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