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summerhouse

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noun sum·mer·house \ˈsə-mər-ˌhau̇s\

Simple Definition of summerhouse

  • : a covered structure in a garden or park that is used as a resting place in summer

  • summer house : a house that someone lives in during the summer

Full Definition of summerhouse

  1. 1 :  a country house for summer residence

  2. 2 :  a covered structure in a garden or park designed to provide a shady resting place in summer

Examples of summerhouse

  1. They have a summer house on the lake.

  2. <the sudden shower had wedding guests scurrying to the safety of the garden's summerhouse>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of summerhouse

before 12th century


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