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1 Domestic building including living-quarters, byres, etc., under one roof, with access by a single entry-passage.

2 Very large prehistoric timber structure, apparently used for many purposes, the remains of which have been found in several sites in Western Europe.

3 Large timber structure raised above the ground on posts, and divided into apart-ments, found in Malaysia and Indonesia.

4 Communal dwelling or meeting-house of Native Americans.

Alcock, Barley, Dixon, & Meeson (1996);Dawson & Gallow (1994);P. Oliver (ed.) (1997)

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