Word of the Day: House

house / hous noun 1. a building where people live; a residence He who lives in a glass house should not throw stones. Arabian Proverb 2. capitalized, a family, with regard to ancestors and lineage The House of Windsor came into being in 1917, when the name was adopted as the British Royal Family’s official name by a proclamation of King George V, replacing the historic name of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. https://www.royal.uk/house_windsor 3. a building meant for a specific purpose Houses of worship can be the heart of a community. Loretta Lynch, 1959- 4. a theater or other place of entertainment One of the most wonderful memories in my life was when I sang at the Opera House in Sydney. Nana Mouskouri, 1934- 5. the people in a theater; an audience I’d rather play in front of a full house than an empty crowd. Johnny Giles, 1940- verb 1. to provide shelter for someone or something I am weary of seeing our laboring classes so wretchedly housed, fed, and clothed, while thousands of dollars are wasted every year over unsightly statues. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902 2. to contain The mind, when housed within a healthy body, possesses a glorious sense of power. Joseph Pilates, 1883-1967 adjective 1. of, relating to, or specifically referencing a building of residence Domestic house cats kill more fish than all the world’s seals put together. Paul Watson, 1950- 2. of or relating to a brand or other specific product regarded as belonging to a particular business or restaurant Life is too short to drink the house wine. Helen Thomas, 1920-2013