indoor


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indoor

strictly in a human dwelling; more widely includes an animal dwelling.

indoor environment
the physical, social and psychological environment within a human dwelling that can influence the health of a companion animal. See also environment.
indoor lambing
see shed lambing.
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She had been staying indoors a good deal, and her complexion had grown delicate.
When the milking was finished for the evening they straggled indoors, where Mrs Crick, the dairyman's wife--who was too respectable to go out milking herself, and wore a hot stuff gown in warm weather because the dairymaids wore prints--was giving an eye to the leads and things.
One of their chief indoor occupations is to knock two stones together till they become round, in order to make the bolas.
These matters, together with the management of the land still left on his hands, and the indoor work over his book, so engrossed Levin the whole summer that he scarcely ever went out shooting.
Almost immediately a man, pale-faced, with full dark eyes and olive complexion, dressed in the sombre garb of an indoor servant, stood at his elbow.
the indoor servants only), one after another, in the order of their rank, from first to last.
Do you mean, Sir Percival, that I am to dismiss the indoor servants under my charge without the usual month's warning?
Dismiss the whole lazy pack of indoor servants to-morrow, except Porcher.
Let us not smoke indoors, my friend, now Miss Halcombe is ill.
From time to time these happy indoor people stopped to listen, or one held up his finger and cried 'Hark
But old Christmas smiled as he laid this cruel-seeming spell on the outdoor world, for he meant to light up home with new brightness, to deepen all the richness of indoor color, and give a keener edge of delight to the warm fragrance of food; he meant to prepare a sweet imprisonment that would strengthen the primitive fellowship of kindred, and make the sunshine of familiar human faces as welcome as the hidden day-star.
At that point there is a great block of buildings, entirely let out in dram shops and eating- houses; women were continually running in and out, bare-headed and in their indoor clothes.

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