Log house


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Log house

A house built of logs that are horizontally laid and notched.

log house

A house constructed of squared timbers that have been hewn from round logs, thus requiring an adze and/or other tools to shape them; the timbers are laid horizontally and notched or otherwise fastened to prevent their spreading at the corners and to provide rigidity
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The Russians had a neat log house built on a grassy slope, with a windlass well beside the door.
There stands his house--been empty ever since; a log house, with a plank roof--just one big room, and no more; no ceiling--nothing between the rafters and the floor.
This was a two-story log house which had acquired the reputation a few years ago of being haunted, and that was the end of its usefulness.
We struck across the big yard, noticing this, that, and t'other thing that was so familiar, and we so glad to see it again, and when we got to the roofed big passageway betwixt the double log house and the kitchen part, there was everything hanging on the wall just as it used to was, even to Uncle Silas's old faded green baize working-gown with the hood to it, and raggedy white patch between the shoulders that always looked like somebody had hit him with a snowball; and then we lifted the latch and walked in.
I had greater freedom, and no longer slept in one of the prisons, but had a little room to myself off the kitchen of the colonel's log house.
But just before darkness rushed over him, he saw the kitchen door open, and a woman look out of the big log house that was dancing a monstrous jig among the trees.
the free state of saxony intends, on the occasion of the donation by egidio marzona, to rebuild and renovate the historic log house in dresden as the "archive of the avant-garde" (ada).
I just wish I had gotten your magazine 30 years ago when I was a lot younger and my husband, son, and I had a 50-acre farm with a log house and a big, big garden.
Caroline follows in this tradition, as Miller explains everything from the intricacies of building a log house to the preparations for a new baby (Caroline carefully stitches a layer of waxed fabric to the inside of her bodice as a type of early brassiere).
An Izba is a type of log house traditional to which country?
The grandchildren invited us to McKenzie's beautiful log house on the shore of Bras d'Or Lake.