AskDefine | Define housetop

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housetop n : the roof of a house; "shout it from the housetops"

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Etymology

Pronunciation

  • (Canada) /ˈhaʊsˌtɑp/

Noun

  1. the roof of a house
    • c. 1860: Benjamin R. Hamby, Up on the Housetop
      Up on the housetop, reindeer pause. / Out jumps good old Santa Claus.

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