Definition of Sod house

1. Noun. A house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses.

Exact synonyms: Adobe House, Soddy
Generic synonyms: House

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sod House

sod a dog
sod all
sod house (current term)
sod it
sod off
sod slabs
soda acid
soda ash
soda biscuit
soda bottle
soda bread
soda can
soda cellulose
soda counter

Literary usage of Sod house

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

1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1902)
"Practically nothing of an informational nature has been written about the sod house, hundreds of which still exist to shelter families and school children ..."

2. Annabel: And Other Poems by Ellen Palmer Allerton (1885)
"A LOW sod house, a broad green prairie, And stately ranks of bannered corn;— 'Twas there I took my dark-eyed Mary, And there our darling boy was born. ..."

3. The Church at Home and Abroad by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1889)
"... sod house IN DAKOTA. followers of Jesus in the woods of Michigan who may rise up in judgment to condemn us. Hear him: "I never knew the blessedness of ..."

4. The Home Missionary by American Home Missionary Society, Congregational Home Missionary Society (1889)
"A sod house may also have plastered walls an a well-laid floor. Rooms are formed of sod or board partitions. As i costlier dwellings, the comfort and ..."

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