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out·build·ing

 (out′bĭl′dĭng)
n.
A building separate from but associated with a main building.

outbuilding

(ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ)
n
(Architecture) a building subordinate to but separate from a main building; outhouse

out•build•ing

(ˈaʊtˌbɪl dɪŋ)

n.
a detached building subordinate to a main building.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outbuilding - a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main buildingoutbuilding - a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
carriage house, coach house, remise - a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
garage - an outbuilding (or part of a building) for housing automobiles
dog house, doghouse, kennel - outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
earth-closet, jakes, outhouse, privy - a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
shed - an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
Translations
ulkorakennus

outbuilding

[ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ] N (= outhouse) → dependencia f; (= shed) → cobertizo m, galpón m (S. Cone)

outbuilding

[ˈaʊtbɪldɪŋ] ndépendance f

outbuilding

nNebengebäude nt

outbuilding

[ˈaʊtˌbɪldɪŋ] ncostruzione f annessa
References in classic literature ?
There was a disused outbuilding where they would find a small cook stove, he said, and also he would give them fresh milk.
She came right round and seemed to hover over those queer sort of outbuildings there are at Market Burnham.
In the first place, the Manton house has been unoccupied by mortals for more than ten years, and with its outbuildings is slowly falling into decay--a circumstance which in itself the judicious will hardly venture to ignore.
A deserted farmhouse, large, with many outbuildings and an orchard, standing in a clearing.
The prince went through the conservatories, the serfs' quarters, and the outbuildings, frowning and silent.
Here, at a small farm-house surrounded by large outbuildings, the road ended.
At last we turned back, and under the walls of some outbuildings I heard a smothered, wailing cry, so stifled that it was scarcely audible.
When he had given his message he left the house with its outbuildings and went back to his pigs again.
Indian on some straw in one of his outbuildings, where, covered with his own blanket, John continued for the remainder of the night.
They themselves occupied the land chiefly as masters of scattered farms, each warrior established in a large rude house surrounded by its various outbuildings and the huts of the British slaves and the Saxon and British bondmen.
Behind the house there appeared to be a garden, which undoubtedly had once been extensive, but was now infringed upon by other enclosures, or shut in by habitations and outbuildings that stood on another street.
And the vision he saw was of farm and farm-house and straw-thatched outbuildings, of children playing in the sun, and the good wife at the door, of lowing kine, and clucking fowls, and the stamp of horses in the stable, of his father's farm next to him, with, beyond, the woodless, rolling land and the hedged fields, neat and orderly, extending to the crest of the smooth, soft hills.