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Houses of Parliament in the UK, the House of Commons and the House of Lords, or the building in London where the houses meet.
housetop the roof or top of a house.
House Un-American Activities Committee a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives (1938-75) created to investigate organizations and individual Americans suspected of being subversive or disloyal to the country. (abbr.: HUAC)
housewares household equipment, esp. kitchen items such as appliances and utensils.
housewarming a party given to celebrate moving into a new home.
housewife a married woman whose primary occupation is managing the cooking, cleaning, and other necessary duties of her family's household.
housework the tasks of housekeeping, such as cooking and cleaning.
housing a shelter or dwelling; lodging. [4 definitions]
housing project a publicly funded and administered housing development, usu. for low-income families.
hove a past tense and past participle of heave.
hovel a small, uncomfortable, often dirty dwelling. [2 definitions]
hover to stay suspended in the air, often by rapid fluttering, spinning, or the like. [4 definitions]
Hovercraft trademark for a vehicle able to move rapidly across land or water on air that is produced by powerful fans blowing downward from the craft.
how by what manner or means. [10 definitions]
how about what is your desire about having or doing.
how come (informal) why is it that.
how'd (informal) contracted form of "how did". ; contracted form of "how would".
howdah a seat, usu. equipped with a railing and canopy, designed for riding on the back of an elephant or camel.
howdy hello; how are you (an expression of greeting).
however in spite of that; nevertheless. [6 definitions]
howitzer a cannon that has a short barrel and is used for firing shells at high angles of elevation and low speeds.