American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British A small house.
- n. Chiefly British An apartment occupying two or more floors of a larger building and often having its own entrance from outside.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small house.
- n. a small house
- n. a self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside
- French maisonnette (Wiktionary)
- French maisonnette, diminutive of maison, house, dwelling, from Old French, from Latin mānsiō, mānsiōn-; see mansion. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This diminutive maisonette is made from salvaged Texan woods carrying a bit of its history with it into its new life as a second home or guest house.”
“The rest of the building is one other "maisonette" with a similar layout, an apartment occupying the entire third floor and two duplex penthouses (yes, two) on the fourth and fifth floors.”
“This "maisonette" has a library with a fireplace, a small powder room, a kitchen and a dining room that leads out to a greenhouse and then a 400-square-foot backyard on the first floor.”
“In a 2 story maisonette with a beautiful view over the river Tay from the upstairs bedroom.”
“He owns several homes, including a maisonette at 30 Crosby St. that he decided to rent after a failed attempt to sell it.”
“Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal He owns several homes, including a maisonette at 30 Crosby St. that he decided to rent after a failed attempt to sell it.”
“He and his wife have also found a maisonette on Park Avenue.”
“A profile of the Dakota in New York Magazine in 1979 said she paid $150,000 for the five-room maisonette, or about 3% of the current asking price.”
“Mr. Madden's apartment, a maisonette with just under 2,000 square feet of space, has an unusual private entrance off the interior court of the Dakota, the storied co-op at 72nd Street and Central Park West.”
“They don't want to know that this prose was written on survival wages in a maisonette in Bremen, or a high-rise flat in the suburbs of Osaka.”
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