A building for human habitation, especially one that consists of a ground floor and one or more upper storeys
The Stock Exchange
A style of electronic dance music typically having sparse, repetitive vocals and a fast beat
the new estate comprises 200 houses
The house of a planet in which it is believed to be more powerful by day.
Any of various common ants which infest buildings; also with distinguishing word.
A domesticated bee or honeybee; specifically Apis mellifera (now rare).
A cap made of the colours adopted by a particular house in a school, especially one awarded for proficiency in sports.
An enclosed railway car for freight, a boxcar (now rare).
In earlier use: a dog kept to guard the house; a watchdog. Later also: a dog kept as a pet.
That is fed in a house; (specifically of animals) fed indoors or in an enclosure, as opposed to grazing in a pasture, field, etc.; hence in extended use, of meat from such an animal, typically lamb.
A household god; (in early use specifically in plural) the Roman gods believed to protect or watch over a household, the lares and penates.
The female of the domestic chicken, Gallus gallus domesticus (as distinguished from other (female) galliform birds); (in later use) specifically such a hen kept indoors as a pet.
A log suitable for, or used in, the construction of a house.
In early use: a plot or portion of land assigned by the governing body to a particular owner for building a house on. In later use: a piece of land suitable for building a house on; a building plot.
An excavated pit constituting the floor and walls of a semi-subterranean dwelling.
A row, series, or street of houses. In early use often in †by (also in) house-row: according to the order or succession of houses; house by house (obsolete).
Any of various taxes levied on houses.
A cinerary urn having the form of a round house with a conical roof.
Printing = job office (now historical).
An alehouse, a tavern.
An establishment at which mum was sold.
A public house, a tavern (now rare).
A house at which pies are sold, a pie shop.
A shed or barn for pigs; = pigsty.
A house built near a coal mine, originally as accommodation for miners and their families.
(In the papermaking industry) a building in which rags are stored or prepared.
North American a large conical structure built from marsh vegetation and lived in by muskrats.
A place where rum is sold; a bar or tavern.
A cinema which specializes in showing films that are artistic or experimental rather than merely entertaining
The largest house in a village or area, typically inhabited by a family of high social standing
A shed or shelter for cows
A domestic cat, especially one kept as a household pet
Another term for black rat, especially in South Asia.
Red wine that is bought in bulk and sold at a special price by a restaurant, bar, hotel, etc.
Live in and look after a house while its owner is away
Done or existing within an organization
A small tavern
A terraced house
A doll's house; (also occasionally) †a barometer or hygrometer in the form of a small house, from which dolls emerge to indicate changes of weather (obsolete).
A restaurant specializing in this style of cooking.
A library (now historical and rare).
A woman with a curvaceous figure, especially slim with large, prominent breasts.
A place where cocoa and other refreshments are served; compare compounds 2 and chocolate house (now historical).
A lodging house kept by a crimp; = crimping house.
A restaurant which serves curry; an Indian restaurant.
A variety of house music with a comparatively relaxed and mellow sound influenced by soul, gospel, and blues, and characterized by powerful vocals and often a relatively slow beat.
A business involved in the manufacture, sale, or distribution of drugs.