Definition of parkhouse

Dennis Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Wed Jan 2 11:21:26 UTC 2008

I have heard it used as a calque from German Parkhaus - parking
structure or parking garage.


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>Rodale's Synonym Finder has "parkhouse" under "gazebo", but I cannot
>find a definition for parkhouse.
>Can anyone advise me what this word means?
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>Benjamin Barrett
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Dennis R. Preston
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Michigan State University
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