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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small model house used as a children's toy or to display miniature dolls and furniture.
  • n. A house so small that it is likened to a toy house.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A miniature house used by children as a toy or as a base for domestic dioramas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a house so small that it is likened to a child's dollhouse. Sometimes used in reference to a small house with especially elaborate exterior decoration.
  • n. a small model of a house used as a toy by children, usually including miniature furniture and other objects that can be arranged inside it as the would be in a real house.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small model of a house used as a toy by children
  • n. a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything

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