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house call

n.
A professional visit made to a home, especially by a physician.
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house′ call`


n.
a professional visit, as by a physician or sales representative, to the home of a patient or customer.
[1955–60]
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Translations

house call

n visita domiciliaria or a domicilio, visita a la casa
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References in classic literature ?
The other animals in the house called him "Chee-Chee"-- which is a common word in monkey-language, meaning "ginger."
He went with the fairest anticipations, pausing on the threshold to peer through the hole in the little house called "Pay Here," which he thought was Red Riding Hood's residence, and asked politely whether he might see her, but they said she had gone to the wood, and it was quite true, for there she was in the wood gathering a stick for her grandmother's fire.
D'Artagnan followed the soubrette with his eyes, and saw her go toward the terrace; but it happened that someone in the house called Lubin, so that Planchet remained alone, looking in all directions for the road where D'Artagnan had disappeared.
"My aunt lives there, sir; at the house called The Lawn."
About Christmas he went to pay a visit to a well-known Scottish poet, William Drummond, who lived in a beautiful house called Hawthornden, a few miles from Edinburgh.
The ladies of Gaunt House called Lady Bareacres in to their aid, in order to repulse the common enemy.
'Is this house called the Valiant Soldier, Sir?' asked Nell.
I had been travelling over the mountains most of the afternoon in an old-fashion stage-coach, when, late in the evening, the coach stopped for the night at a common, unpainted house called a hotel.
"I wonder whether you happen to know if there is an old house called Tempest Lodge still in existence--an old white house in a garden?"
To use Heal, a patient books a doctor house call on the Heal website, or via the Heal app or phone.
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