Definition of House-to-house

1. Adjective. Omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next. "House-to-house coverage"

Exact synonyms: Door-to-door
Similar to: Comprehensive



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Lexicographical Neighbors of House-to-house

house-breakers
house-broken
house-builder
house-call
house-coat
house-coats
house-detective
house-door
house-doors
house-proud
house-raising
house-search
house-searches
house-sit
house-sitter
house-to-house (current term)
house-trained
house-wall
house-walls
house-warming
house agent
house arrest
house boy
house breaker
house breakers
house call
house calls
house cat
house cats
house centipede

Literary usage of House-to-house

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1. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1894)
"Public 46 Provisional 12 Half-lime ]« house-to-house 8 These numbers include two new schools—Wangan Vole Provisional and Byong Hou«e-to-house— which opened ..."

2. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1896)
"Waverley house-to-house School did not reopen this year, and in January last 5 schools were ... A new house-to-house School has been granted at Basin Creek, ..."

3. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"utensils (in these wars) that an old helmet travelled in succession from house to house for the purpose of boiling broth and pottage."—Ibid. p. 97. }638. ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"... wares, or merchandise along or upou the public streets, alleys, or other public places of the town, or from house to house, shall be deemed a peddler, ..."

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