Definitions

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  • n. A dwelling or habitation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dwelling place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dwelling-place; a habitation.
  • n. A recess, alcove, or niche.

Etymologies

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French habitacle dwelling place, binnacle, Latin habitaculum dwelling place. See binnacle, habit (verb), inhabit.

Examples

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  • A rhymer grown weary and stressed

    Does work that's not always the best.

    He needs a sabbatical

    In some sweet habitacle -

    A rhymless and rhythm-free rest.

    July 21, 2017