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doss house

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sociology
doss houseˈdoss house noun [countable] British English informal 🔊 🔊 SSPOORa place where people who have nowhere to live can stay cheaply syn flophouse American English
Examples from the Corpus
doss houseA man in an Isleworth doss house, who was in Reading that day, was suspected, but later released.
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