upper house

noun

variants or upper chamber
: the house of more restricted membership in a legislative body having two chambers

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of upper house was circa 1533

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“Upper house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upper%20house. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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