earthfast


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earthfast

(ˈɜːθˌfɑːst)
adj
(Architecture) relating to a method of building or to buildings that have no foundations but are supported by posts knocked into the ground
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It also gives earthfast, with a quotation dated 1869.
Called earthfast or post-in-the-ground architecture, this form of construction occurs on sites spanning the entire 17th century, occupied by both the rich and the poor, and continues into the 18th century.
In a sense, the excavated dwellings, known to archaeologists from the holes vacated by their posts or earthfast beams, follow broadly vernacular forms and reveal only limited variation.
Also typical of the Chesapeake was the prevalence of primitive earthfast construction.
His first screen role was in a BBC kids' series called Earthfast.
3 Which actor played Joe Wicks in EastEnders and was in the kids' series Earthfasts before appearing as drama student Tim in the Biz?