show house


show house

show house or show·house ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. theater(def 1).

Origin of show house First recorded in 1520–30 Examples from the Web for show house Historical Examples of show house

  • I heerd say it was to be the show-house of the whole county.

    What Will He Do With It, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • The two which opened first were removed into his show-house.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens

    David Lester Richardson

  • Then he took Dunk firmly by the arm and marched him out of a side entrance of the show-house.

    Andy at Yale

    Roy Eliot Stokes

  • I did not visit the show-house of Blenheim, for I had seen it before; moreover, show-houses are not to my mind.

    A Leisurely Tour in England

    James John Hissey

  • Beyond this show-house lie the small structures devoted to “hybridization,” but I deal with them in another chapter.

    About Orchids

    Frederick Boyle

  • British Dictionary definitions for show house show house noun

    1. a house on a new estate that is decorated and furnished for prospective buyers to view

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