1. A dwelling house together with the curtilage, including any outbuildings. 
1. A house. In some contexts, a dwelling house, with its adjacent buildings, orchard, garden, and curtilage. Gibson v Brockway, 8 NH 465. 
1. A dwelling house with its adjacent buildings and curtilage. 
1. n. [Anglo-French, probably alteration of Old French mesnage dwelling house, ultimately from Latin mansion-, mansio habitation, dwelling, from manēre to remain, sojourn, dwell] : a dwelling house with the adjacent buildings and curtilage and other adjoining lands used in connection with the household. 
curtilage – the land or yard adjoining a house, usually within an enclosure; it is protected by the 4th Amendment’s guarantee against unreasonable warrantless searches.
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: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Edited by William S. Anderson. © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931
: Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law Revised (2011) ISBN 978-0-87779-719-7.
: Barron’s Law Dictionary Third Edition by Steven H. Gifis (1975, 1991). ISBN0-8120-4633-1.
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