Definition of House-trained

1. Adjective. (of pets) trained to urinate and defecate outside or in a special place. "`house-trained' is chiefly British"

Exact synonyms: Housebroken
Similar to: Trained



Definition of House-trained

1. Adjective. Of a pet: trained not to excrete indoors. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of House-trained

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
house-trained (current term)
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
house cooling party

Literary usage of House-trained

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1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1875)
"... I had ever seen was suspended in a basket in this house. Trained overhead in wild profusion are Passion- Flowers, represented by ..."

2. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1885)
"The good wife and her daughters cultivated the garden-patch that lay near the house, trained the honeysuckles that shaded the door, spun the flax and ..."

3. Memoirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman (1999)
"... from the opposite side by the enfilading fire of Wood. aided by Schofield's guns on the hill in front of the Howard House trained on the enemy's flank. ..."

4. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight (1880)
"»»st>8 opeu air along one side of this house, trained upon a low wire trellis. They did not present as healthy an appearance Greenhouse with pavilion. ..."

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