Dwell"ing, n.

Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.

Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons. Jer. xlix. 33.

God will deign To visit oft the dwellings of just men. Milton.

Philip's dwelling fronted on the street. Tennyson.

Dwelling house, a house intended to be occupied as a residence, in distinction from a store, office, or other building. -- Dwelling place, place of residence.


© Webster 1913.

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