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work•house



Pronunciation: (wûrk'hous"), [key]
n.,
pl. -hous•esPronunciation: (-hou"ziz). [key]

1. a house of correction.
2. Brit.(formerly) a poorhouse in which paupers were given work.
3. Obs.a workshop.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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