chickee

[chi-kee, chik-ee]

noun

Also chikee. (among the Seminole Indians) an open-sided structure, usually thatched with palms and serving as a dwelling.
a similar structure, used to provide shelter from the sun, as at a beach.

Nearby words

  1. chickamauga,
  2. chickaree,
  3. chickasaw,
  4. chickasawhay,
  5. chickasha,
  6. chicken,
  7. chicken adder,
  8. chicken breast,
  9. chicken cholera,
  10. chicken colonel

Origin of chickee

From the Mikasuki word čikî˙ dwelling

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