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salt·box

 (sôlt′bŏks′)
n.
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.

saltbox

(ˈsɔːltˌbɒks)
n
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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Noun1.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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In spite of its relatively small size, Hudson, NY has been home to a wide range of architecture styles, including "Nantucket-style saltboxes, Federal, Greek Revival, mid-century Victorian, towered and turreted late Victorian, Italianate, stick-style houses of the 1880s, Second Empire, Queen Anne and Colonial Revival homes of the 1890s, Romanesque Academic revival, Arts and Crafts bungalows of the 1920s and 1930s, as well less grand early-twentieth-century "comfortable homes" of shingle, stucco, and brick.