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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • Within a radius of five miles there are, as you see, only a very few scattered dwellings.

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  • There is a second dwelling unit on the property.
  • We searched the entire valley and did not find her dwelling.

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unspecified meaning
  • Foul with mire, with a bristling beard, and hung with matted hair, it might well have belonged to one of those old savages who dwelt in the burrows on the hillsides.
  • A short walk brought us to it, a bleak moorland house, once the farm of some grazier in the old prosperous days, but now put into repair and turned into a modern dwelling.

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  • I had waited patiently for the opportunity, for I was aware that he would never permit cases to overlap, and that his clear and logical mind would not be drawn from its present work to dwell upon memories of the past.

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as in: Don't dwell on it. Define
to think, communicate, or let attention stay on (or return to) something for a prolonged period
as in: It dwells in the forest. Define
make one's home in; or to live in; or to stay (in a place)
as in: a modest dwelling Define
a house or shelter in which someone lives
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