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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Doss-house (A).
 
A cheap lodging-house where the poorer classes sleep on bundles of straw. (See above.)   1
        In the New Review (Aug., 1894) there is an article entitled “In a Woman’s Doss-house,” which throws much light on the condition of the poor in London.
 


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