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 for Orchard house
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Orchard \Or"chard\, n. [AS. ortgeard, wyrtgeard, lit., wortyard,
     i. e., a yard for herbs; wyrt herb + geard yard. See Wort,
     Yard inclosure.]
     1. A garden. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An inclosure containing fruit trees; also, the fruit
        trees, collectively; -- used especially of apples,
        peaches, pears, cherries, plums, or the like, less
        frequently of nutbearing trees and of sugar maple trees.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Orchard grass (Bot.), a tall coarse grass ({Dactylis
        glomerata), introduced into the United States from
        Europe. It grows usually in shady places, and is of value
        for forage and hay.
  
     Orchard house (Hort.), a glazed structure in which fruit
        trees are reared in pots.
  
     Orchard oriole (Zool.), a bright-colored American oriole
        ({Icterus spurius), which frequents orchards. It is
        smaller and darker thah the Baltimore oriole.
        [1913 Webster]

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