What is  a cob house? I thought it was where feed was kept, like in "corn cobs."

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linda-allen eNotes educator| Certified Educator

You're thinking of a corn crib. A cob house is an ancient form of dwelling made of clay, sand, and straw. I've pasted below some links to web sites where you can see pictures and read more about these houses.

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