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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
House \House\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Housed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Housing.] [AS. h?sian.]
1. To take or put into a house; to shelter under a roof; to
cover from the inclemencies of the weather; to protect by
covering; as, to house one's family in a comfortable home;
to house farming utensils; to house cattle.
At length have housed me in a humble shed. --Young.
House your choicest carnations, or rather set them
under a penthouse. --Evelyn.
2. To drive to a shelter. --Shak.
3. To admit to residence; to harbor.
Palladius wished him to house all the Helots. --Sir
4. To deposit and cover, as in the grave. --Sandys.
5. (Naut.) To stow in a safe place; to take down and make
safe; as, to house the upper spars.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
48 Moby Thesaurus words for "housed":
armored, billeted, cased, ceiled, cloaked, clouded, coated, coped,
covered, covert, cowled, curtained, domiciled, domiciliated,
eclipsed, encapsulated, encapsuled, encased, enveloped, enwrapped,
filmed, floored, hooded, loricate, loricated, mantled, masked,
muffled, obscured, occulted, packaged, paved, quartered, roofed-in,
screened, scummed, sheathed, shelled, shielded, shrouded, stabled,
swathed, tented, under cover, veiled, walled, walled-in, wrapped
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