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.
Starting from the premise that we want to show how to grow the right plant in the right place, "The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing House Plants" demonstrate the benefits of all common house plants and how to care and curate them in the home.
Fahim Khan said the city was experiencing worst water woes and the provincial government should ensure that ample water was supplied to everyone from a common house to factory.
Theplants used in these studies were common house plants and foliage, or tropical, plants.
By area, condominium units were the most common house purchases in NCR, while single-detached houses were prevalent in areas outside the region.
Islamabad -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan will reside in a common house at ministers' enclave instead of Prime Minister or Punjab House, said party spokesman Fawad Chaudhry.
By area, condominium units were the most common house purchases in NCR while single detached houses were prevalent in areas outside the 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. The rath will drive around the state to spread awareness among the people about cleanliness.
Sam trapped the spider - a large but harmless common house spider - with a glass and a pub menu.
Turning right towards School Plantation we soon reach a track through the wooded area with glimpses of Common House on our left through the trees.
Named the "Winter Garden and Common House", the project involves converting two derelict homes into a large glass-house type structure, with brick walls but a glass roof.