Hothouse

Definition of Hothouse

Hot´house`
n.1.A house kept warm to shelter tender plants and shrubs from the cold air; a place in which the plants of warmer climates may be reared, and fruits ripened.
2.A bagnio, or bathing house.
3.A brothel; a bagnio.
4.(Pottery) A heated room for drying green ware.

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babied, cloche, coddled, cold frame, conservatory, coolhouse, dainty, delicate, forcing bed, forcing house, forcing pit, fragile, frail, glasshouse, greenhouse, hotbed, lathhouse, nursery, orangery, pampered, pinery, seedbed, sensitive, sheltered, shielded, spoiled, summerhouse
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