Definitions

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  • n. A garage or a building for a car. Typically separate from a house.

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Examples

  • And after you have shown yourself satisfactory at that, then you may become a helper to the car-house electricians.

    Chapter XX

  • Not immediately can you in any capacity enter the car-house.

    Chapter XX

  • In the car-house your first employment will be sweeping up, washing the windows, keeping things clean.

    Chapter XX

  • This road also had some features of conventional railroads, such as sidings, turn-tables, freight platform, and car-house.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 2

  • At a little distance from the car-house the strikers again drew together and stood mostly in gloomy silence, their eyes ever turning toward the closed doors of the great building before them.

    The Bishop's Shadow

  • Deep and dire threats passed from lip to lip, and evil purpose hardened into grim determination as the mob slowly surged in the direction of the car-house, after the officers had passed on.

    The Bishop's Shadow

  • The strikers had stopped in the middle of the street, and around them on every side, except toward the car-house, the crowd pressed and surged like a vast human sea.

    The Bishop's Shadow

  • Suddenly the doors of the car-house were thrown open, and a car rolled slowly out.

    The Bishop's Shadow

  • He was very fond of the little Pony Engine, and told it stories at night after they got into the car-house, at the end of some of his long runs.

    Christmas Every Day and Other Stories

  • The interior of the car-house is painted in light colors, which harmonize well with the light which falls through the crystal roof.

    Lights and Shadows of New York Life or, the Sights and Sensations of the Great City

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