doll’s house

noun, plural doll·hous·es [dol-hou-ziz] /ˈdɒlˌhaʊ zɪz/.

  1. a miniature house the scale of children’s dolls.
  2. a cozy, diminutive home, as a small cottage or housetrailer.


  1. a play (1879) by Henrik Ibsen.

1855, from doll (n.) + house (n.). Doll’s house first recorded 1783.

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