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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lake′ dwell`ing(n.)

  1. a house, esp. of prehistoric times, built on piles or other support over the water of a lake.

    Category: Archaeology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lake dwelling, pile dwelling(noun)

    dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages


  1. lake dwelling(Noun)

    a prehistoric structure, built over shallow waters, such as a lake or marsh, supported on piles or artificial mounds of earth or wood


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