curtilage curtilage

Definition(s):

  • (n) the enclosed land around a house or other building

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • It is not only cheapened by arty metaphors ("I ceased to pluck at the sleeve of time") and an ornate vocabulary (including "presby-opic," "subfusc," "lincrusta," "curtilage .

Quotes

  • Ms Spelman said: "All building works fall within the existing curtilage of the property and therefore there is no green space being built over."
    on Sep 5, 2009 By: Caroline Spelman Source: Mirror.co.uk

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