Definition of Lake dwelling

1. Noun. Dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages.

Exact synonyms: Pile Dwelling
Generic synonyms: Abode, Domicile, Dwelling, Dwelling House, Habitation, Home

Definition of Lake dwelling

1. Noun. a prehistoric structure, built over shallow waters, such as a lake or marsh, supported on piles or artificial mounds of earth or wood ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lake Dwelling

lake bed
lake bottom
lake duck
lake dwelling (current term)
lake dwellings
lake effect
lake herring
lake poet
lake poets
lake quillwort
lake quillworts
lake salmon
lake stratification
lake trout
lake whitefish

Literary usage of Lake dwelling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum by Bernard Barham Woodward (1904)
"Un the remains of Plants from the lake dwelling of tbe Bronze Age Notes on the lake dwelling of ... The lake dwelling of Schussenried in the >>asin of the ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1867)
"On the Trace» of an Irish lake dwelling, found by Captain L'Estrange, in the County of Cavan. ... lake dwelling ..."

3. The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe by Ferdinand Keller (1878)
"THE LAKE-DWELLING TOMBS AT AUVERNIER. Notwithstanding the great development in prehistoric knowledge arising from the active and continuous researches ..."

4. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1899)
"ON A FORTIFIED STONE LAKE-DWELLING ON AN ISLAND- IN LOUGH CULLEN, COUNTY MAYO. ... of another stone lake-dwelling seen by me on Lough Cullen, near Foxford, ..."

5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The site of the lake dwelling of Wangen, ... near Bern, affords the most perfect example of a lake dwelling of the Slonc age. It was a parallelogram 70 ft. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"were peopled, so to speak, by lake-dwelling communities, living in villages constructed on platforms supported by piles, at varying distances from the ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"Labor interests, ii, 411 ; statistic?, 500 ; questions, 371 ; congress, 755, Lake dwelling, ancient, iii, 13. Ladrones, the, ш, 360 ; village of Say- pan, ..."

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