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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  House  \House\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Housed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Housing}.]  [AS.  h?sian.] 
  1.  To  take  or  put  into  a  house;  to  shelter  under  a  roof;  to 
  cover  from  the  inclemencies  of  the  weather;  to  protect  by 
  covering;  as  to  house  one's  family  in  a  comfortable  home; 
  to  house  farming  utensils;  to  house  cattle. 
 
  At  length  have  housed  me  in  a  humble  shed.  --Young. 
 
  House  your  choicest  carnations,  or  rather  set  them 
  under  a  penthouse.  --Evelyn. 
 
  2.  To  drive  to  a  shelter.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  admit  to  residence;  to  harbor. 
 
  Palladius  wished  him  to  house  all  the  Helots.  --Sir 
  P.  Sidney. 
 
  4.  To  deposit  and  cover,  as  in  the  grave.  --Sandys. 
 
  5.  (Naut.)  To  stow  in  a  safe  place  to  take  down  and  make 
  safe;  as  to  house  the  upper  spars. 




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