Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of pied-à-terre.

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

  • n. lodging for occasional or secondary use

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Craigellachie, in East St. Kilda, was built for my great-great-grandfather, William Pearson, in 1876, but his third and oldest surviving son used it as his family pied-a-terre in Melbourne after Mr. Pearson died in 1893.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The Michoses also recently sold their apartment in Berlin and are looking for a pied-a-terre in Istanbul.

    San Francisco Loft

  • Hanging there now are 18 Brosious photos of famed Indian architectural sites and centuries-old havelis wooden dwellings that have been in continuous use in Ahmedabad, Mr. Bhavsar's hometown, where the couple have built an ultra-modern pied-a-terre.

    A Long Path to a Belated Introduction

  • And if he wins, he'll either have a pied-a-terre in Kalorama or the equally fine house on Pennsylvania Avenue.

    Ambassadorial openings for open wallets

  • From the time he arrives at work at around 3 p.m., from his home in Connecticut or pied-a-terre in Manhattan, he's debriefing reporters, doing his own research and writing—but more often rewriting—copy.

    An Anchor of New York

  • Here's a look at a 10-bedroom "pied-a-terre" in Manhattan that he decorated with his signature style.

    The Prince of Chintz

  • While Mr. Buatta realizes the value of the "Prince of Chintz" moniker in helping distinguish his brand, it actually doesn't do him justice, as a visit after lunch to a longtime California client's 10-bedroom "pied-a-terre" at the Sherry-Netherland hotel made clear.

    Beyond the Chintz

  • The owners of Pied à Terre www.pied-a-terre.co.uk , a two-star Michelin restaurant in London's Fitzrovia district, have taken the food and art concept a step further by appointing an artist-in-residence.

    Food for Art

  • With this desert pied-a-terre, OMD proves that ideas of prefabrication, flexibility, portability and compact spaciousness can be combined to make off-the-grid living perfectly comfortable.

    Sustainable Prefab Pied-a-Terre by Office of Mobile Design | Inhabitat

  • Connecticut and New Jersey residents with a Hamptons summer cottage or a Manhattan pied-a-terre are about to get a nasty surprise: New York state wants more taxes from them.

    Out-of-State Owners Could Face Tax Bill

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