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penthouse subsidiary structure attached to the wall of a main building, esp. one with a sloping roof. XIV. ME. pentis, rarely pendis — AN. *pentis, aphetic of OF. apentis, apendis — med. use of late L. appendicium appendage, f. L. appendere hang on, attach in a dependent state, f. AP- + pendere hang; refash. (late XIV) by assoc. with HOUSE, as if ‘sloping house’.

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penthouse

pent·house / ˈpentˌhous/ • n. 1. an apartment on the top floor of a tall building, typically luxuriously fitted and offering fine views. ∎  a structure on the roof of a building housing machinery or equipment. 2. archaic an outhouse or shelter built onto the side of a building, having a sloping roof.

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penthouse

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