poorhouse

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Poorhouse \Poor"house'\, noun A dwelling for a number of paupers maintained at public expense; an almshouse; a workhouse.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

poorhouse

noun

1: an establishment maintained at public expense in order to provide housing for the poor and homeless


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