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A house, typically of frame construction, with two stories in front and one in back, having a pitched roof that extends lower on the back than on the front.
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1. (Cookery) a box for salt with a sloping lid
2. (Building) US a house that has two storeys in front and one storey at the back, with a gable roof that extends downwards over the rear
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|Noun||1.||saltbox - a type of house built in New England; has two stories in front and one behind|
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
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