Housing

Definition of Housing

Hous´ing
n.1.The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation.
2.That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
3.(Arch.) The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another.
4.(Mach.) A frame or support for holding something in place, such as a piece of machinery, journal boxes, etc.
5.(Naut.) That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
1.A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
2.An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.

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