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

  • n. A railed, rooftop platform typically on a coastal house, originally designed to observe vessels at sea.

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  • n. A raised platform on the roof of a house, especially one on a coastal house originally used for viewing the arrival of shipping

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

  • n. a lookout atop a coastal house

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