- 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.
Origin of chickee
From the Mikasuki word čikî˙ dwelling
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