Dwelling vs Crannog - What's the difference?

dwelling | crannog |


As nouns the difference between dwelling and crannog

is that dwelling is a habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile while crannog is an artificial island, used in prehistoric and medieval times in scotland and ireland for dwelling.

As a verb dwelling

is .

dwelling

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) dwelling, . More at dwell.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=He turned back to the scene before him and the enormous new block of council dwellings . The design was some way after Corbusier but the block was built up on plinths and resembled an Atlantic liner swimming diagonally across the site.}}
    The old house served as a dwelling for Albert.
    Philip's dwelling fronted on the street. -
    Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * dwellinghouse * dwelling place * lake dwelling: prehistoric structure
    References
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    Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

    (head)
  • I was dwelling in the cave.

    crannog

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An artificial island, used in prehistoric and medieval times in Scotland and Ireland for dwelling.