One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in prehistoric times) a dwelling built on piles over a lake.
- ‘The Late Neolithic pile dwelling of Palù di Livenza yielded archaeological remains typical of the Square Mouth Pottery and Lagozza Cultures.’
- ‘The Neolithic pile dwelling at Alvastra Was constructed from posts or ‘piles’ and is the only known construction of its kind in Sweden and, in fact, in Europe north of the Alps.’
- ‘Since the initial discovery of a pile dwelling, no less than 40 prehistoric archaeological sites have been found in the Serteya valley.’
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