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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dollhouse, doll's house(noun)

    a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything

  2. dollhouse, doll's house(noun)

    a small model of a house used as a toy by children


  1. dollhouse(Noun)

    A miniature house used by children as a toy or as a base for domestic dioramas.


  1. Dollhouse

    A dollhouse or doll's house is a toy home, made in miniature. For the last century, dollhouses have primarily been the domain of children but their collection and crafting is also a hobby for many adults. The term dollhouse is common in the United States and Canada. In UK the terms dolls' house or dollshouse are used. Today's dollhouses trace their history back about four hundred years to the baby house display cases of Europe, which showed idealized interiors. Smaller doll houses with more realistic exteriors appeared in Europe in the 18th century. Early dollhouses were all handmade, but following the Industrial Revolution and World War II, they were increasingly mass-produced and became more standardized and affordable. Contemporary children's play dollhouses are mostly in 1:18 scale, while 1:12 scale is common for dollhouses made for adult collectors.


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