Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 20:39

house points

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house points (uncountable)

  1. (usually in plural, UK) Points awarded to members of the houses of grammar schools and public schools for sporting and other achievements.
  2. (humorous) "Points" awarded in jest in a domestic environment for doing some task (such as clearing out the garage.)

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