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saltbox

Line breaks: salt|box
Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːltbɒks
 
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Definition of saltbox in English:

noun

North American
A frame house having up to three storeys at the front and one fewer at the back with a steeply pitched roof: the 15 duplexes evoke traditional rural structures such as the New England saltbox [as modifier]: three-storey saltbox houses
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  • It was a saltbox style building with a second saltbox attached as an ell to the first giving the inn two identical facades when viewed from a corner.
  • Mingling the best of old and new, the renovated saltbox remains faithful to its humble origins while accommodating the personality of its residents.
  • Their domicile was a very simple affair, a clapboard saltbox with a ‘parlor’ and kitchen on the left side and two bedrooms on the right, built ‘in the round’, with no hallway.

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