nail house

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From calque translation of Mandarin 钉子户 ‎(dīngzihù, nail house)

NounEdit

nail house ‎(plural nail houses)

  1. a private home whose owner refuses to move to clear way for new real estate developments despite offers of huge monetary sums from a private developer or expropriation attempts by the government

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