well house

noun

Definition of well house

: a covered structure (as a house or room) built around the top of a well

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First Known Use of well house

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for well house

Middle English welhous, from welle well + hous house

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“Well house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well%20house. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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