forcing-house

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forcing-house

[ˈfɔːsɪŋˌhaʊs] N (forcing-houses (pl)) [ˈfɔːsɪŋˌhaʊzɪz] (Agr etc) → maduradero m (fig) instituto etc donde se llevan a cabo cursos intensivos
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Male and female created He them"; the journey to Shrewsbury confirmed this questionable statement, and the long glass saloon, that moved so easily and felt so comfortable, became a forcing-house for the idea of sex.
Then an army of gardeners arrived with fairy carts and spades and seeds and bulbs and forcing-houses, and soon they had a flower garden to the right of the verandah and a vegetable garden to the left, and roses and clematis on the walls of the house, and in less time than five minutes all these dear things were in full bloom.
HILDREN are a nation's future, every classroom must be a forcing-house of ideas and customs.