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dosshouse

(ˈdɒsˌhaʊs)
n
(Social Welfare) slang Brit a cheap lodging house, esp one used by tramps. US and Canadian name: flophouse

dosshouse

flophouse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dosshouse - a cheap lodging house
lodging house, rooming house - a house where rooms are rented
Translations

dosshouse

[ˈdɒshaʊs] N (dosshouses (pl)) [ˈdɒshaʊzɪz] (Brit) → pensión f de mala muerte

dosshouse

n (Brit inf) → Penne f (inf), → Obdachlosenheim nt

dosshouse

[ˈdɒsˌhaʊs] n (Brit) (fam) → dormitorio pubblico
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He and his mother, as a result, must endure what one contemporary reviewer called a series of "appalling trials," living with the leader of a gang of resurrection men and his cruel wife, passing through a number of increasingly decrepit slum dosshouses, and being forcibly enrolled "at a remote northern 'school' that makes Dotheboys Hall [in Nicholas Nickleby] look like Eton.
I know that drab old Walford [ and its appallingly-decorated collection of tiny dosshouses isn't supposed to be flashy like Wisteria Lane.