prize house

prize house

In tobacco-growing states of the southern United States, a structure that once housed a press (called a prize) for compacting cured tobacco leaves.
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On the other hand, selling the prize house -- or taking the cash instead of the house from the start -- can result in a nice profit.
But the prize house, purchased by the companies' director with the assistance of a mortgage loan, was repossessed by the mortgagee resulting in House 4U Limited offering an alternative prize of pounds 1,000 cash.
But it wasn't until his firm, Stevenson Design Works in Langley, BC, was selected to design and build the annual Prize House at the 2001 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) in Vancouver, BC, that he got the chance to showcase his intentions.
PRIZE House Processing Services of Colchester, Essex, is sending out something called an "Award issurance confirmation".