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What is DWELLING-HOUSE

The house In which a man lives with his family; a residence ;the apartment or building, or group of buildings, occupied by a family as a place of residence.In conveyancing. Includes all buildings attached to or connected with the house. 2 Hil. Real Prop. 33S, and note.In the law of burglary. A house in which the occupier and his family usually reside,or, in other words, dwell and lie in. Whart. Crim. Law, 357.

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