house-trained

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj house-trained (of pets) trained to urinate and defecate outside or in a special place "housebroken pets","`house-trained' is chiefly British"
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Usage

In literature:

The two Cardews and the two Tristrams came up to Aylmer House by an early train.
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade
If one of them shows signs for a moment of having been trained to house manners, his chums taunt him.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
In our guest-house rest this night, Thou, and thy train.
"Legends of the Saxon Saints" by Aubrey de Vere
When the girls left the train they did not go to a hotel, but to a boarding-house near the station.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
The reporter complied, omitting nothing except the little matter of his mental lapses at the house of Professor Kell and later on the train.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
Our train was late, and all were glad when Sydney was at last reached and we found ourselves driving swiftly to Government House.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
For in his train am I named, and the same fair galley convey'd me; Born of the Myrmidon blood, in the house of my father, Polyctor.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 365, March, 1846" by Various
Gathering up her train with one hand and tossing back her head, she swept along toward the house with the air of a young princess.
"Hidden Hand" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
They helped the ladies of the house in many ways, and carried their trains on state occasions.
"Royal Children of English History" by E. Nesbit
Driver had just left the house to catch the boat train the following morning when June Mason rang Micky up.
"The Phantom Lover" by Ruby M. Ayres
Now and again a train came thundering past her window, till the old house shook to its foundation.
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
On opening the door as he was about to leave his house to take the train to the city, he had confronted two bulky policemen.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
A girl came out of the only other house but one, and shading her eyes with a brown hand stared at the panting train.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
I will meet you at the section house, where the train slows up for the switch, at six o'clock.
"Jap Herron" by Emily Grant Hutchings
If you don't get through with the shinin' at the engine-house as early as usual, I'll hold him over till the next train.
"An Amateur Fireman" by James Otis
When she entered the court of the gloomy house, a man came towards her, followed by a train of Asiatic serving-women.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
A minute later the two ladies had left Waldenberg House, and half an hour afterwards the train carried them away from the city.
"Through Night to Light" by Friedrich Spielhagen
It is not only the houses that are heated night and day to a temperature of nearly 80 degrees, but it is the trains as well.
"Jonathan and His Continent" by Max O'Rell
They soon ate up all that was in our house, and there they had to wait for a relief train from Exeter.
"The Life of Roger Langdon" by Roger Langdon
I can remember the big trains of ox and mule teams passing the house.
"Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences" by Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
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In poetry:

The flying train goes by
And sounds its whistle clear,
And all the waiting houses
They lift their lights and hear:
"Travel Prayer" by Margaret Widdemer
Advancing to the House of Pray'r,
Still sadder flows the dolesome strain;
Ev'n Industry forgets her care,
And joins the melancholy train!
"The Muffled Drum" by John Mayne
'Tis hard that thou art forc'd to leave thy wife,
Thy children, family, and social train,
Lands, houses, cattle, goods, here in this life,
Never to have a sight of them again.
"Another Conference Between The Devout Sick Man, And His Soul" by Rees Prichard
Cleft like the fated house in twain,
One half is, Arm! and one, Retrench!
Gambetta's word on dull MacMahon:
'The cow that sees a passing train':
So spies she Russian, German, French.
"To Colonel Charles (Dying General C.B.B.)" by George Meredith
From house to house the apostles went,
With arms of truth and words of power,
By their great Master trained and sent,
His own beatitude to shower
Around them—wheresoe'er they trod—
The spirit and the might of God.
""That They also may be One in Us"" by John Bowring

In news:

He may not get along with some other male dogs, but he is house trained and will sit and go in his cage on command.
Nevertheless, bullet-train supporters somehow depict House Republicans' targeting of the California project as a dirty trick.
Since 1994, YouthBuild has trained 110,000 high school dropouts around the country to put up houses for their community and think critically in the classroom while earning their GEDs or diplomas.
Social services and training, health care, housing, and foundation.
What they didn't seek was a great commute to Manhattan, or a house within walking distance of a train station.
She is spayed, up-to-date on routine shots, and is house-trained.
Analysis Group regularly offers its employees training opportunities, whether they're in-house workshops on Microsoft Excel (above) or opportunities to study at top-ranked MBA programs.
The open house will include prospective employers, training vendors and social service agencies.
Custom designed Shoot Houses allow multiple teams to safely train with live ammunition.
House Slated for Firefighter Training Burns.
Navy will host open house to address environmental impacts of sea training.
Last March we went to Tampa for the ultimate, wonderful cliché: spring training, strippers, and Bern's Steak House .
The North Carolina Transportation Museum features an authentic train depot, antique automobiles and a 37-bay roundhouse that houses 25 locomotives, rail cars and other exhibits.
Harley not only is house-trained well, but he has a little talent when going "tee tee.".
As long as he's house trained and we can name him Sprinkles.
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In science:

One way to address the privacy concerns due to the thirdparty learning algorithms is to train the third party algorithms “in-house”, i.e., within the data sharing platform itself thus, making sure that the trained machine learning model preserves privacy of the underlying training data.
Testing Lipschitz Property over Product Distribution and its Applications to Statistical Data Privacy
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