Definition of Rest house

1. Noun. A building used for shelter by travelers (especially in areas where there are no hotels).

Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rest House

ressentiments
rest
rest's of Serres
rest-cure
rest-harrow
rest.
rest area
rest bite
rest day
rest energy
rest his soul
rest home
rest homes
rest house (current term)
rest in peace
rest jaw relation
rest nitrogen
rest on
rest on one's laurels
rest pain
rest period
rest position
rest relation
rest room
rest seat
rest stop

Literary usage of Rest house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... rest-house, post-office, and vernacular school. The town is of very ancient construction, and said to have been built in 989 An Nasik (Nasica of ..."

2. Fir-flower Tablets: Poems Translated from the Chinese by Amy Lowell (1921)
"... OF THE REST-HOUSE ON THE CLEAR WAN RIVER BY LI T'AI-PO I LOVE the beauty of the Wan River. One can see its clear heart shining a hundred feet deep. ..."

3. Fir-flower Tablets: Poems Translated from the Chinese by Amy Lowell (1921)
"... OF THE REST-HOUSE ON THE CLEAR WAN RIVER BY LI T'AI-PO I LOVE the beauty of the Wan River. One can see its clear heart shining a hundred feet deep. ..."

4. Companion to the Botanical Magazine by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1835)
"modation at the rest-house was clean and comfortable. ... The place now consists of a few mud huts in the neighbourhood of the rest- house. ..."

5. Golden Tips: A Description of Ceylon and Its Great Tea Industry by Henry William Cave (1900)
"He pointed out the fatal spot BADULLA REST-HOUSE where Mr. Wilson fell; but, after an ineffectual search for his body till it was dark, it was concluded the ..."

6. The Ruined Cities of Ceylon by Henry William Cave (1904)
"We make for the rest-house, near the entrance of which there is a good specimen ... The rest-house which we have chosen to illustrate as a specimen of the ..."

7. Mayfair to Moscow: Clare Sheridan's Diary by Clare Sheridan (1921)
"She is sent away to a rest house in the country, always of course at the State's expense. On application she is given the necessary layette for the newborn. ..."

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