60. Buildings

See also 20. ARCHITECTURE ; 212. HOUSES ; 317. PLACES .

1. an abnormal fear of being too close to buildings.
2. an abnormal fear of tall buildings.
British. the use of shoddy techniques and materials in construction. Also called jerrybuilding. jerrybuilder , n. jerrybuilt , adj.
British. a person who purchases old structures and disassembles them for salvageable materials and scrap.
the study of sacred buildings. — naological , adj.

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