from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The construction of a house or its framework by a group of friends or neighbors.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gathering for the construction of a house by a group of neighbors, usually in a rural community, and sometimes accomplished in a single day; similar to a
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gathering of the inhabitants in a thinly settled district to assist a neighbor in raising the frame of his house.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. construction by a group of neighbors
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