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  • n. A faucet designed to be installed horizontally on the outside wall of a building, typically to attach a hose.


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  • Frogapplause grandly underestimates the damage wreaked by rampaging holiday lights every year.

    October 27, 2010

  • Unlike holiday lights, hoses can cause damage when left out all year: They can lead to freezing of the sillcock (outdoor faucet) or its water supply pipe.

    October 27, 2010