doss house ExamplesWord Origin noun Chiefly British.
Origin of doss house First recorded in 1885–90 Examples from the Web for doss house Historical Examples of doss house
As an environment, the doss-house is interesting enough, but it is imperfect and inadequate.
“The Doss-house” is at most the corollary of this revolution.
Heard he was dying in a doss-house, and must fetch him home and nurse him back to life.
Jerome K. Jerome
The memory of the doss-house worked in Shelton’s mind like poison.
But a vagabond rat turned it out, and made a doss-house of it.
Phil (Philip Stewart) Robinson