Pronunciation: (dog'hous", dog'-), [key]
—pl. -hous•esPronunciation: (-hou"ziz). [key]
1. a small shelter for a dog.
2. (on a yacht) a small cabin that presents a relatively high profile and gives the appearance of a box. Cf. trunk cabin.
3. Rocketry Slang.a bulge on the surface of a rocket or missile, for scientific instruments.
4. in the doghouse, Slang.in disfavor or disgrace.
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