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THE OXFORD-DUDEN PICTORIAL ENGLISH DICTIONARY, 1985

Types of Dwelling

1-53 detached house
1 basement
2 ground floor (Am. first floor)
3 upper floor (first floor, Am. second floor)
4 loft
5 roof, a gable roof (saddle roof, saddleback roof)
6 gutter
7 ridge
8 verge with bargeboards
9 eaves, rafter-supported eaves 10 chimney
11 gutter
12 swan's neck (swan-neck)
13 rainwater pipe (downpipe, Am. downspout, leader)
14 vertical pipe, a cast-iron pipe
15 gable (gable end)
16 glass wall
17 base course (plinth)
18 balcony
19 parapet
20 flower box
21 French window (French windows) opening on to the balcony
22 double casement window
23 single casement window
24 window breast with window sill
25 lintel (window head)
26 reveal
27 cellar window (basement window)
28 rolling shutter
29 rolling shutter frame
30 window shutter (folding shutter)
31 shutter catch
32 garage with tool shed
33 espalier
34 batten door (ledged door)
35 fanlight with mullion and transom
36 terrace
37 garden wall with coping stones
38 garden light
39 steps
40 rockery (rock garden)
41 outside tap (Am. faucet) for the hose
42 garden hose
43 lawn sprinkler
44 paddling pool
45 stepping stones
46 sunbathing area (lawn)
47 deck-chair
48 sunshade (garden parasol)
49 garden chair
50 garden table
51 frame for beating carpets
52 garage driveway
53 fence, a wooden fence
54-57 housing estate (housing development)
54 house on a housing estate (on a housing development)
55 pent roof (penthouse roof)
56 dormer (dormer window)
57 garden
58-63 terraced house [one of a row of terraced houses], stepped
58 front garden
59 hedge
60 pavement (Am. sidewalk, walkway)
61 street (road)
62 street lamp (street light)
63 litter bin (Am. litter basket)
64-68 house divided into two flats (Am. house divided into two apartments, duplex house)
64 hip (hipped) roof
65 front door
66 front steps
67 canopy
68 flower window (window for house plants)
69-71 pair of semi-detached houses divided into flour flats (Am. apartments)
69 balcony
70 sun lounge (Am. sun parlor)
71 awning (sun blind, sunshade)
72-76 block of flats (Am. apartment building, apartment house) with access balconies
72 staircase
73 balcony
74 studio flat (Am. studio apartment)
75 sun roof, a sun terrace
76 open space
77-81 multi-storey block of flats (Am. multistory apartment building, multistory apartment house)
77 flat roof
78 pent roof (shed roof, lean-to roof)
79 garage
80 pergola
81 staircase window
82 high-rise block of flats (Am. high-rise apartment building, high-rise apartment house)
83 penthouse
84-86 weekend house, a timber house
84 horizontal boarding
85 natural stone base course (natural stone plinth)
86 strip windows (ribbon windows)

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