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Doss-house (A)

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A cheap lodging-house where the poorer classes sleep on bundles of straw. (See above.)

In the New Review (Aug., 1894) there is an article entitled “In a Woman’s Doss-house,” which throws much light on the condition of the poor in London.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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