House and Hamlet

Posted by GPP on September 24, 2003

In Reply to: House and Hamlet posted by Giampaolo Canzonieri on September 23, 2003

: What does "house and hamlet" mean when used as if it were a single word? Like in "in every house and hamlet of that land".

: Thanks

: Giampaolo

I've never heard the phrase, but a hamlet is a very small village.