Synonyms for adobe

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Every day Schiefflin set forth on his mule from the adobe house.

There were several men lounging about the adobe when he reached it.

The adobe flashed out from the shadow and Roger slid down into the well.

Dick suggested we save lumber by making the engine house of adobe.

"If the adobe won't take too long, I like the idea," said Roger.

I haven't been away from sight of this adobe hut but twice in a year.

They had expected trouble when they reached the vicinity of the adobe church.

At night we have sought the hospitality of the owner of some adobe hut.

The living room was long and low, with an adobe fireplace at one end.

He found Pen with Mrs. Flynn in the shining little kitchen of his adobe.

WORD ORIGIN

1739, American English, from Spanish adobe, from oral form of Arabic al-tob "the brick," from Coptic tube "brick," a word found in hieroglyphics.

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