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|(Archæol.)||dwellings built over a lake, sometimes on piles, and sometimes on rude foundations kept in place by piles; specifically, such dwellings of prehistoric times. Lake dwellings are still used by many savage tribes. Called also lacustrine dwellings. See Crannog.|
See also: Lake
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.