Definition of Penthouses

1. Noun. (plural of penthouse) ¹



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Definition of Penthouses

1. penthouse [n] - See also: penthouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penthouses

pentene
pentenes
pentennial
pentenyl
penteract
pentereme
penteremes
pentetate trisodium calcium
pentetic acid
pentetrazol
penthia
penthias
penthienate bromide
penthos
penthouse
penthouses (current term)
pentiamond
pentiamonds
pentice
penticed
pentices
penticing
pentifylline
pentile
pentiles
pentimal
pentimals
pentiment
pentimenti
pentimento

Literary usage of Penthouses

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1. Shakespeare's England: Or, Sketches of Our Social History of the Reign of by Walter Thornbury (1856)
"Shops and penthouses. — Sketch of the Crowds. — Barber and Apothecary. — Characters of the Day. — Street Rows. — Extinct Trades. — Foreign Shops. ..."

2. Shakspere's England; or, Sketches of our social history in the reign of by George Walter Thornbury (1856)
"Shops and penthouses. — Sketch of the Crowds. — Barber and Apothecary. — Characters of the Day. — Street Rows. — Extinct Trades. — Foreign Shops. ..."

3. Catalogue of Seals in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum by Walter de Gray Birch (1887)
"The details of the sides consist of carved penthouses containing the emblems of the four Evangelists. On the 1., on a tree, a shield of arms of THOMAS ..."

4. State Housing Manual: Containing the State Tenement House Act, State Hotel by California (1918)
"penthouses over stairways shall be built either of fireproof 233 materials or of wood studs, lathed with metal lath or approved T.-H. plaster board and ..."

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