The definition of housing is shelter, buildings or something else that covers and protects.(noun)
An example of housing is an apartment building.
See housing in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME husing
Origin: < ME house, houce, housing < OFr houce < Frank *hulfti: for IE base see holster
See housing in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English house
Origin: , from Old French houce
Origin: , from Medieval Latin hucia, hulcia, hultia, protective covering
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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