housesit

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house·sit

 (hous′sĭt′)
intr.v. house·sat (-săt′), house·sit·ting, house·sits
To act as a housesitter.

house′sit`

or house′-sit`,



v.i. -sat, -sit•ting.
to take care of a residence while the regular occupant is away, esp. by living in it.
[1975–80; modeled on baby -sit]
house′ sit`ter, house′-sit`ter, n.
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