Webster 1913 Edition
House. In some of its senses this word has been confused with the following word.]
The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation.
That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
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.
A niche for a statue.
A frame or support for holding something in place, such as a piece of machinery, journal boxes, etc.
That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
A covering or protection, as an awning over the deck of a ship when laid up.
A houseline. See
A cover or cloth for a horse’s saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.
Webster 1828 Edition