One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a house) built on elevated foundations.‘Dad rented a big highblocked house with a front verandah’
- ‘The creek in front of the high-blocked house was great for swimming.’
- ‘I arranged cheaper accommodation for them in a highblocked house.’
- ‘It is the most substantial high blocked residence in Palmer Street.’
- ‘I wished I lived in a high-blocked house.’
- ‘This house was high blocked with steps coming straight down the front.’
- ‘The high-blocked house is typical of Queensland architecture.’
- ‘They lived in a highblocked weatherboard place.’
- ‘There is another high-blocked weatherboard home for sale.’
- ‘A high-blocked house catches the breeze, is usually above flood level and is less vulnerable to mosquitoes.’
- ‘The new highblocked home will be completed within four weeks.’
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