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chickee

[ chi-kee, chik-ee ]
/ tʃɪˈki, ˈtʃɪk i /
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noun

Also chi·kee . (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.

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Origin of chickee

From the Mikasuki word čikî˙ “dwelling”
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