Definition of Summer house

1. Noun. A country house (usually located in the country) that provides a cool place to live in the summer.

Generic synonyms: Country House

Definition of Summer house

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of summerhouse) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Summer House

summer and winter
summer boarder
summer camp
summer camps
summer cohosh
summer cottage
summer crookneck
summer cypress
summer damask rose
summer duck
summer fallow
summer flounder
summer haw
summer house (current term)
summer hyacinth
summer melt
summer pruning
summer pudding
summer puddings
summer redbird
summer resort
summer sausage
summer sausages
summer savory
summer savoury
summer school
summer snowflake
summer solstice

Literary usage of Summer house

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

1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"... A GARDEN AND summer house. [From Tht Story of Rimini.'] A noble range it was, of many a rood, Walled and tree-girt, and ending in a wood. ..."

2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"A GARDEN-HOUSE, now called a summer-house. Gardens in the suburbs of London, with buildings of this ... The word summer-house was, however, not unknown. ..."

3. House & Garden (1905)
"A Thatched Summer-House of Stone AMERICAN AND JAPANESE SUMMER-HOUSES BY PHEBE ... And, in fact, much of the growing popularity of the summer-house in this ..."

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