Housing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of House
Housing - (n.) The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state
of dwelling in a habitation.
Housing - (n.) That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
Housing - (n.) The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion
of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another.
Housing - (n.) A niche for a statue.
Housing - (n.) A frame or support for holding something in place, as
journal boxes, etc.
Housing - (n.) That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the
deck or within the vessel.
Housing - (n.) A covering or protection, as an awning over the deck of a
ship when laid up.
Housing - (n.) A houseline. See Houseline.
Housing - (n.) A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or
military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
Housing - (n.) An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.