Wendy house


noun British.

a child's playhouse.

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Origin of Wendy house

First recorded in 1945–50; after the house that Peter Pan builds around Wendy in J. Barrie's Peter Pan

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British Dictionary definitions for Wendy house

Wendy house
/ (ˈwɛndɪ) /

noun

a small model house that children can enter and play in

Word Origin for Wendy house

C20: named after the house built for Wendy, the girl in J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan (1904)
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