summerhouse

[ suhm-er-hous ]
/ ˈsʌm ərˌhaʊs /

noun, plural sum·mer·hous·es [suhm-er-hou-ziz] /ˈsʌm ərˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a simple, often rustic structure in a park or garden, intended to provide shade in the summer.

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Origin of summerhouse

First recorded in 1350–1400, summerhouse is from the Middle English word sumer hous. See summer1, house
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British Dictionary definitions for summerhouse

summerhouse
/ (ˈsʌməˌhaʊs) /

noun

a small building in a garden or park, used for shade or recreation in the summer
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