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lake dwelling

n.
A dwelling, especially a prehistoric dwelling, built on piles in a shallow lake.
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lake dwelling

n
(Architecture) a dwelling, esp in prehistoric villages, constructed on platforms supported by wooden piles driven into the bottom of a lake
lake dweller n
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lake′ dwell`ing


n.
a house, esp. of prehistoric times, built on piles or other support over the water of a lake.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.lake dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lakelake dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
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