- a simple, often rustic structure in a park or garden, intended to provide shade in the summer.
Origin of summerhouse
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Examples from the Web for summerhouse
The summerhouse remained, and a most unexceptionable path led to it.Deerbrook
It has the dimensions and general outlines of a summerhouse.Odd Numbers
To get out of the rain and rest, Randy took himself to the summerhouse.Randy of the River
Horatio Alger Jr.
All this lay within Mary Louise's field of vision from the summerhouse and yet she saw it not.Stubble
Then they came out upon the grass lawn before the summerhouse.The Lady of Lynn
- a small building in a garden or park, used for shade or recreation in the summer
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