cadent house: Meaning and Definition of

ca'dent house'

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— Astrol. Astrol.
  1. any of the four houses that precede the angles: the third, sixth, ninth, and twelfth houses, which correspond, respectively, to neighborhood and relatives, work and health, philosophy and foreign travel, and secret matters and service to others. Cf. angular house, succedent house.
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