oast house

IPA: ˈoʊstaʊs


  • (Britain) a building containing oasts, used in conjunction with hop harvesting.


IPA: oʊstˈaʊs


  • Alternative spelling of oast house [(Britain) a building containing oasts, used in conjunction with hop harvesting.]

Examples of "oast-house" in Sentences

  • Calling-off time depended on the state of the oast-house.
  • At the back of the house, Morris showed her the well, which he had designed to look like a small oast-house, and the open courtyard.
  • Mrs. Miniver said they had offered to take six at Starlings, or more if the Government would provide enough beds to turn the oast-house playroom into a dormitory.
  • And Polly nodded and smiled up at him — though, truth to tell, the picture he drew did not mean much to her: she had never been in Sussex, nor did she know what an oast-house was.
  • A broad, white road; on either hand some half-dozen cottages with roofs of thatch or red tile, backed by trees gnarled and ancient, among which rises the red conical roof of some oast-house.
  • "As a man!" said I, and, turning my back upon the bellows, I sat down upon the anvil and, taking my chin in my hand, stared away to where the red roof of old Amos's oast-house peeped through the swaying green of leaves.
  • I some while, staring round me on this peaceful hamlet where all (save only myself) forgot their cares awhile in blessed sleep; the wide road, the gabled cottages, oast-house and fragrant rick yard -- all was as I minded it five weary years since: nothing strange was there saving only Sir Richard's hateful pillory, wherefore I smote it with my staff and, cursing him that set it there, turned away.

Examples of "oasthouse" in Sentences

  • They were in a small circular room, shaped like an English oasthouse, its roof running upwards in a funnel to meet the sky.
  • Barrow Green Farm, close by, is all that an old farmhouse should be, complete with barns, an oasthouse, and a fascinating front to the road.
  • So from a friend of my sister Sally's we rented an eccentric old oasthouse near the village of Alton on the border between Hampshire and Surrey.
  • They drive huge Armoured Fighting Vehicles at break-neck speed, loaded with Labradors and straw boatered children from village school to oasthouse and back again.
  • I put hem behind the oasthouse, sagd Pukkelsen, tuning wound on the teller, appeased to the cue, that double dyode dealered, and he’s wallowing awash swill of the Tarra water.
  • The kersse of Wolafs on him, shitateyar, he sagd in the fornicular, and, at weare or not at weare, I’m sigen no stretcher, for I carsed his murhersson goat in trotthers with them newbuckle-noosers behigh in the fire behame in the oasthouse.

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