Definition of Housetop

1. Noun. The roof of a house. "Shout it from the housetops"

Generic synonyms: Roof



Definition of Housetop

1. Noun. the roof of a house ¹

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Definition of Housetop

1. the roof of a house [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housetop

houserooms
housers
houses
houses of cards
houses of correction
houses of worship
housesat
housesful
houseshoe
houseshoes
housesit
housesits
housesitter
housesitters
housesitting
housetop (current term)
housetops
housetrained
housetraining
housetrains
housetruck
housetrucker
housetruckers
housetrucks
housewall
housewalls
houseward
houseware
housewares

Literary usage of Housetop

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1. The Syrian Christ by Abraham Mitrie Rihbany (1916)
"CHAPTER IV THE housetop WHILE a caravan of camels needs no other means than its own majestic appearance to herald its arrival into a town, ..."

2. Missionary Review of the World by James Lutzweiler (1900)
"A VIEW FROM A housetop IN SELECTED ARTICLES. MOROCCO AS A MISSION FIELD.* BT BUDGETT MEAKIN, LONDON, ENGLAND. Author of "The Moorish Empire," "The Land of ..."

3. Catlin's Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe with His by George Catlin (1848)
"... and found on the housetop—Their first exhibition in Egyptian Hall—Eagle-dance —The Doctor's speech—Great amusement of the ladies—His description of the ..."

4. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1900)
"28 has an apocalyptic ring, the saying on "the housetop" implies not so much a crisis as a career. And to interpret the Logion in this light is neither to ..."

5. The Howadji in Syria by George William Curtis (1852)
"CHAPTER X. ON THE housetop. THE Mosque of Omar is the most beautiful object in Jerusalem, and the Church ..."

6. A Commentary, Critical, Expository, and Practical, on the Gospels of Matthew by John Jason Owen (1857)
"15 And let him that is on the housetop not go down into the house, neither enter therein, to take any thing out of his house : 18 And pray ye that your ..."

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