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dwell
used in O Pioneers!

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a modest dwelling
Definition
a house or shelter in which someone lives
  • He disliked the litter of human dwellings: the broken food, the bits of broken china, the old wash-boilers and tea-kettles thrown into the sunflower patch.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (43% in)

There are no more uses of "dwelling" flagged with this meaning in O Pioneers!.

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  • But for the piece of rusty stovepipe sticking up through the sod, you could have walked over the roof of Ivar's dwelling without dreaming that you were near a human habitation.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (36% in)
  • The dwelling-houses were set about haphazard on the tough prairie sod; some of them looked as if they had been moved in overnight, and others as if they were straying off by themselves, headed straight for the open plain.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (2% in)
  • He had settled in the rough country across the county line, where no one lived but some Russians,—half a dozen families who dwelt together in one long house, divided off like barracks.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "dwell" in O Pioneers!.

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