Origin of kiosk
Examples from the Web for kiosk
In May, Daugaard traveled to neighboring Minnesota to open a kiosk in the Mall of America to attract workers to his state.
A secret trap door in the kiosk below the clock leads to a spiral staircase down to the lower level info booth.
Upon your return, an officer from Customs and Border Protection directs you to a kiosk that looks like an ATM.U.S. Tests a Lie Detector–Type Machine for Interrogations on the Mexican Border|G. W. Schulz|July 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No, but I see a kiosk over there where a modest meal may be had.The Mesmerist's Victim|Alexandre Dumas
They greeted each other, and the sister said to him, ‘Come, my brother—come with me into the kiosk.’Serbian Folk-lore|Anonymous
If this shelter were erected, it would increase the value of the Kiosk as a refreshment bar by a hundred per cent.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
Go back to the Vizier's kiosk while he hath not noticed thy absence.The Slaves of the Padishah|Mr Jkai
"They have had time enough to cover the distance to the kiosk and back twice over," remarked the Kizlar-Aga.Halil the Pedlar|Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for kiosk
Word Origin for kiosk
Word Origin and History for kiosk
1620s, "open pavilion," from French kiosque (17c.), from Turkish koshk, kiöshk "pavilion, palace," from Persian kushk "palace, portico." Later of newsstands (1865). Modern sense influenced by British telephone kiosk (1928).