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haunt

  

      vb  
1    to visit (a person or place) in the form of a ghost  
2    tr   to intrude upon or recur to (the memory, thoughts, etc.)  
he was haunted by the fear of insanity     
3    to visit (a place) frequently  
4    to associate with (someone) frequently  
      n  
5    often pl   a place visited frequently  
an old haunt of hers     
6    a place to which animals habitually resort for food, drink, shelter, etc.  
     (C13: from Old French hanter, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse heimta to bring home, Old English hamettan to give a home to; see home)  
  haunter      n  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
an old implement that was used for washing clothes
n.
from Old French seurté "a promise, pledge, guarantee; assurance, confidence" (12c., Modern French sûreté)," from securus (see secure (adj.)).
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
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