common house

common house

1.That part of a monastery in which a fire was kept for the monks during the winter.
2. A one-room cottage in Spanish Colonial architecture of Florida, primarily in the first half of the 18th century. Characterized by: whitewashed tabby walls, a hipped roof that was thatched with palmetto fronds; and a smoke hole at the ridge of the roof; also see Saint Augustine house.
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You, I said, who are their legislator, having selected the men, will now select the women and give them to them;--they must be as far as possible of like natures with them; and they must live in common houses and meet at common meals, None of them will have anything specially his or her own; they will be together, and will be brought up together, and will associate at gymnastic exercises.
new construction of 3,640 gross-meter terraced construction as residential building in one level and renovation of 175 gross-meter existing meeting building for new common house and new depot shelves and shared access and parking areas established after the breakdown of most of the former town hall and with partially preserved parking areas and planting, Etc.
For instance, common house plants such as a spider plant, peace lilies and a number of ferns naturally remove toxins such as formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and more from the air.
By area, condominium units were the most common house purchases in NCR while single detached houses were prevalent in areas outside NCR.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 15 (ANI): Under the 'Swachhta hi Seva' campaign, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday flagged off the 'Swachhta Rath' from the Common House.
Sam trapped the spider - a large but harmless common house spider - with a glass and a pub menu.
While the name sounds exotic, it is simply a bigger version of the common house spider.
His legacy lives on in the North East through a commemorative blue plaque on the site of his birthplace in Third Avenue, Heaton, and Jack Common House, a sheltered housing complex in Heaton named in his honour.
Despite the fact that Judaism also condemns pagan practices, Israeli businesses often host events and costume contests to accompany the common house parties.
It's a common house spider (Tegenaria gigantea), a gentle giant that can grow up to 12 centimetres long.
The evening starts with a pot luck dinner at Mosaic EcoVillage Common House, 22 Village Lane, and a short business meeting.
Hobo spiders - known by the scientific name Tegenaria agrestis - look like common house spiders but are bigger, with thicker, hairy legs.