frame house


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frame house

A house of wood frame construction, usually sheathed and covered with lap or panel siding or shingles.
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The Leaves of Grass author's modest wood frame house is open for tours, and one of the bridges spanning the Delaware is named in his honor.
The next day, however, neighbors rallied to rebuild the local meeting house into a large two-story frame house. In 1750, the structure was relocated to its present site.
Regardless, four years later, The Old Oak Frame House seems to be doing just fine.
That same afternoon, another discussion about police was taking place outside a small frame house on the 5900 block of South Peoria Avenue in Englewood.
When the Baptist church deacon, union man and sanitation worker Walter Russell, along with a co-worker, is crushed to death by a defective garbage truck, his oldest daughter Mae continues to run the household that occupies their shambling North Memphis frame house, just as she has since her mother's death in childbirth.
The action centers on a couple and then a widow living in a large frame house in an unnamed village on the American coast.
There is a tree that stands in Denison, Texas, offering shade to a modest frame house that once nestled close to three rail lines.
Lining the perimeter of the central room with a variety of empty bottles and dried flowers, he constructed a simple wood and papier-mache frame house in the center, out of which a real tree sprouted.
The early riser who took his coffee outdoors for an outside view on his weathered frame house leans knee-up against the dry-stone wall beside the garden path.
Children from Little Sutton Primary visited Blakesley Hall at the end of a topic on the Tudors in which they built a miniature timber frame house. They also studied key events of the period, such as royalty and the Spanish Armada.
Firefighters arrived to find the two-story wood frame house in flames.
At 5:23 a.m., a frame house on 134th Street in Richmond Hill, Queens was found engulfed in flames.