Definition of Saltbox

1. Noun. A type of house built in New England; has two stories in front and one behind.

Generic synonyms: House



Definition of Saltbox

1. Noun. (American English) a distinctively shaped wooden frame house with two storeys at the front and one behind, characteristic of New England ¹

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Definition of Saltbox

1. a type of house [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltbox

saltationism
saltationist
saltationists
saltations
saltato
saltatoria
saltatorial
saltatorious
saltatory
saltatory chorea
saltatory conduction
saltatory evolution
saltatory movement
saltatory replication
saltatory spasm
saltbox (current term)
saltboxes
saltbush
saltbushes
saltcat
saltcats
saltcellar
saltcellars
saltchucks
salted
salted plasma
salted serum
salter
salter-harris fractures

Literary usage of Saltbox

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1. Old English Instruments of Music: Their History and Character by Francis William Galpin (1911)
"For instance, an air, accompanied by the saltbox, was sung to the following words :— In strains more exalted the saltbox shall join, And clattering and ..."

2. Daytrips New York: 50 One Day Adventures in New York City and Nearby New by Earl Steinbicker (2002)
"Raynham Hall is a 1705 clapboard saltbox with a Victorian wing of 1851. ... The Earle-Wightman House is another Colonial saltbox, built around 1720. ..."

3. Sacred Vow by C. g. Walters (2006)
"One year, he was on vacation and saw that old gray saltbox. Abandoning what most would have considered good sense, complying with a vehement call from his ..."

4. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"After wandering past the saltbox houses, have a look inside the large General Store, which includes a barber shop, a seashell museum, and a small cafe; ..."

5. The English poems of George Herbert, together with his collection of by George Herbert (1871)
"A gentleman's greyhound and a saltbox, seek them at the fire. A child's service is little, yet he is no little fool that despiseth it. ..."

6. Old English Instruments of Music: Their History and Character by Francis William Galpin (1911)
"For instance, an air, accompanied by the saltbox, was sung to the following words :— In strains more exalted the saltbox shall join, And clattering and ..."

7. Daytrips New York: 50 One Day Adventures in New York City and Nearby New by Earl Steinbicker (2002)
"Raynham Hall is a 1705 clapboard saltbox with a Victorian wing of 1851. ... The Earle-Wightman House is another Colonial saltbox, built around 1720. ..."

8. Sacred Vow by C. g. Walters (2006)
"One year, he was on vacation and saw that old gray saltbox. Abandoning what most would have considered good sense, complying with a vehement call from his ..."

9. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"After wandering past the saltbox houses, have a look inside the large General Store, which includes a barber shop, a seashell museum, and a small cafe; ..."

10. The English poems of George Herbert, together with his collection of by George Herbert (1871)
"A gentleman's greyhound and a saltbox, seek them at the fire. A child's service is little, yet he is no little fool that despiseth it. ..."

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