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1‘you are most welcome to my humble abode’
home, house, place of habitation, place of residence, accommodation, habitat, base, seat
quarters, lodgings, rooms
address, location, place, whereabouts
informal pad, digs, diggings
dwelling, dwelling place, residence, habitation
‘Salter, of no fixed abode, admitted causing grievous bodily harm’
without a roof over one's head, on the streets, vagrant, sleeping rough, living rough
destitute, down and out, derelict, itinerant
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