Definition of Summerhouse

1. Noun. A small roofed building affording shade and rest.

Exact synonyms: Gazebo
Specialized synonyms: Belvedere
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice

Definition of Summerhouse

1. n. A rustic house or apartment in a garden or park, to be used as a pleasure resort in summer.

Definition of Summerhouse

1. Noun. A house owned not as a primary residence and used during warm weather months of the year. ¹

2. Noun. A house designed to be cool and used as a residence only during warm weather. ¹

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Definition of Summerhouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Summerhouse

summer school
summer snowflake
summer solstice
summer solstices
summer soup
summer soups
summer squash
summer squash vine
summer stock
summer sweet
summer tanager
summer time
summerhouse (current term)

Literary usage of Summerhouse

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1. Practical Things with Simple Tools: A Book for Young Mechanics by Astra Cielo (1916)
"The summerhouse will be an incentive to spend more time in the open air, and offers a shelter from the sun, giving you a delightful place in which to read ..."

2. The Boys and Girls of Garden City by Jean Dawson (1914)
"CHAPTER XIX IN THE summerhouse " Somebody is having a good time," Mrs. Ward remarked to Mrs. Elliott as they sat together on the porch after dinner. ..."

3. The Memories of Sir Llewelyn Turner: Memories Serious and Light of the Irish by Llewelyn Turner, J. E. Vincent (1903)
"... seafaring training—Sir Llewelyn's first boat the Nautilus—Her iron cut-water severs a hawser—" Dick the Devil " and " Will summerhouse "—The Gleam—Early ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1892)
"It was a fine rich house, with marble floors and a marble summerhouse on the roof above her rooms. People said she had made a good bargain with her beauty ..."

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