doty house
 n.— «The building that houses the Gallery was built by a family who moved out-of-state, and it has a unique story of its own. Mike explains the gallery building is an Amish “doty” house; doty being the German word for grandparents. A doty home is built for grandparents who may need medical attention or who can’t live on their own any longer, next to their children’s home so the children can look after the grandparent.» —“Roberts family opens gallery in the heart of Amish country” by Marla Toncray Ledger Independent (Maysville, Kentucky) Aug. 22, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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