ranch house

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ranch house a one story house with a low pitched roof
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Usage

In literature:

Supper, which was served in the ranch-house kitchen by Pedro, the Mexican cook, was not enlivened by much conversation.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
She would build a new house in place of the cabin, buy some more land, and make her ranch one of the best in all Wyoming!
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
So we turned into another lane, and presently drew up before the ranch house.
"Letters on an Elk Hunt" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
And presently he was hallooing in front of Emerson Mead's ranch house.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
There were ranch houses, too, in the circle of destruction, their occupants frozen stiff as the carcasses that dotted the plains.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
The half-breed came sleepily round the corner of the ranch-house and struck at the gong for the breakfast call.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
The home range was generally anywhere within a twenty-mile radius of the ranch house.
"Arizona's Yesterday" by John H. Cady
A moment later he was looking at the horse corral and the group of log ranch houses.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Mosquito Bend Ranch stood in a wide clearing, with the house on a rising ground above it.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
Describing a gay party of Easterners who exchange a cottage at Newport for a Montana ranch-house.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
When they approached the Morgan ranch-house de Spain again felt qualms.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
At the ranch he found Riley at the bunk house wrangling with the boys over his lost wardrobe.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
It was late that night when Lamy returned to the little ranch house.
"The Coyote" by James Roberts
Had Jessie been less preoccupied as she stood at the door of the ranch-house she might have felt something of all this.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
From the house the boys proceeded to look around the farm, or ranch, if such it might be called.
"The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck" by Edward Stratemeyer
As Lowell drove up in front of Willis Morgan's ranch-house, he noticed a change for the better in the appearance of the place.
"Mystery Ranch" by Arthur Chapman
Connected with this house was a stock ranch and a cultivated farm of sixty acres, mostly all in vegetables.
"In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852" by Gilbert L. Cole
He also remembered another thing that had occurred that morning at the ranch house.
"The Coming of the Law" by Charles Alden Seltzer
I stay over at the ranch there, the one with the red-roofed houses.
"My Brave and Gallant Gentleman" by Robert Watson
The over-thrust of the ranch-house roof made the shadow very thick against the house-wall.
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
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In news:

In 1959, this Commack ranch house —reproduced in Moscow—showed the Soviets what they were missing.
Duo design adaptable addition to '50s ranch house .
A Ranch House Gets a Lofty Look and Lots of Light.
While legacy is a word that should not be used lightly, the Hollywood Ranch House has been around since the '30s.
You can leave a note at the ranch house you drove by down at the creek.
GREENSBORO — Mayor Robbie Perkins was a member of the City Council that in 2000 annexed the Reedy Fork Ranch area in anticipation of 3,700 houses plus retail stores, offices and other projects on a 1,300-acre tract on US 29.
The developers of Reedy Fork Ranch blamed the housing market collapse of four years ago, which affected sales in the 1,300-acre project.
Dave Harrison Rimrock Ranch House.
Muleshoe Ranch Preserve Stone House.
Muleshoe Ranch Preserve Stone House Muleshoe Stone House w K Topaz .
No wonder George W Bush loves McLennan County, where his ranch – dubbed the Western White House – is located, near Crawford.
A Reno judge has lifted a temporary restraining order that blocked Nevada's newest brothel owner from moving the pink stucco building that once housed the infamous Mustang Ranch brothel.
Actor Tim Allen has bought a new ranch-style house in Hollywood Hills West for $1.4 million.
Two housing tracks approved for Audie Murphy Ranch.
Many families would have passed up the 1950s ranch house set back from the road.
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