third house

noun

Definition of third house

: a legislative lobby

Examples of third house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the early hours of the next day, two young people were killed in a second house, and a married couple was killed in a third house. CBS News, "Willie Godbolt blames devil for 8 murders but gets death penalty," 28 Feb. 2020 Goldman, who previously was a top prosecutor at the U.S. attorney's office in the Southern District of New York, is the third House Democratic adviser to leave his post since the president was acquitted in the Senate. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Top impeachment investigator steps down from House Intelligence Committee," 27 Feb. 2020 There’s also a third house (dubbed the Summer House) which is located beside a shell path. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Ben Affleck Has Slashed the Price on His 87-Acre Private Georgia Island Compound to $7.6M," 16 Oct. 2019 There’s also a third house (dubbed the Summer House) which is located beside a shell path. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Ben Affleck Has Slashed the Price on His 87-Acre Private Georgia Island Compound to $7.6M," 16 Oct. 2019 There’s also a third house (dubbed the Summer House) which is located beside a shell path. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Ben Affleck Has Slashed the Price on His 87-Acre Private Georgia Island Compound to $7.6M," 16 Oct. 2019 In July, Trump sued to block the application of a new state law in New York that could allow a third House committee to obtain his state tax returns. Michael R. Sisak And Bernard Condon, chicagotribune.com, "New York prosecutors subpoena Trump’s tax returns," 16 Sep. 2019 Firefighters arrived to find two houses on fire, with the flames beginning to spread to a third house, according to the Loudoun County Fire Department. Washington Post, "Man slain in Southeast D.C., police say," 1 Aug. 2019 Casten becomes the third House Democrat from a competitive district to back an impeachment inquiry in recent days, joining U.S. Reps. Rick Pearson, chicagotribune.com, "U.S. Rep. Sean Casten backs Trump impeachment inquiry, sparking campaign issue in once strongly Republican district," 19 June 2019

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First Known Use of third house

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Third house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/third%20house. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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