English: what is a saltbox house?

Tutoring English, new vocabulary continually surfaces. The tutor mentions saltbox.

saltbox: a house two storeys in front, but one in back. In pioneer times, the rear, one-storey section could be an add-on that developed from extending the roof back and down.

Source:

Barber, Katherine et al. Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2005.

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