any African snake of the genus Boaedon, some species of which are important mouse and rat catchers in areas of human habitation.
- Houses of parliament
noun (in Britain) 1. the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords assemble 2. these two chambers considered together
noun 1. a small, hardy, buffy-brown and gray bird, Passer domesticus, of Europe, introduced into America, Australia, etc. noun 1. a small Eurasian weaverbird, Passer domesticus, now established in North America and Australia. It has a brown streaked plumage with grey underparts Also called (US) English sparrow
- House spider
noun 1. any largish dark spider of the genus Tegenaria that is common in houses, such as the cardinal spider
- House style
noun 1. a set of rules concerning spellings, typography, etc, observed by editorial and printing staff in a particular publishing or printing company