adobe house

noun
a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑sod house, ↑soddy
Hypernyms: ↑house

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  • Adobe — A*do be ([.a]*d[=o] b[asl]), n. [Sp.] 1. An unburnt brick dried in the sun; also used as an adjective, as, an adobe house, in Texas or New Mexico. [1913 Webster] 2. Earth from which unburnt bricks are made. [Western U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • adobe — noun /aˈdəʊ.bi/ a) An unburnt brick dried in the sun. Many people in Texas and New Mexico live in adobe houses. b) A house made of adobe brick. Stone sidewalks, little more than a ledge in width, ran along the base of the mean and monotonous… …   Wiktionary

  • adobe — UK [əˈdəʊbɪ] / US [əˈdoʊbɪ] noun Word forms adobe : singular adobe plural adobes 1) [uncountable] earth mixed with straw, used for making bricks to build houses 2) [countable] a house built using adobe bricks …   English dictionary

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