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Summerhouse  n.  (pl. summerhouses)  A rustic house or apartment in a garden or park, to be used as a pleasure resort in summer.

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"Summerhouse" Quotes from Famous Books

... to me alone, for much that I had to relate was surely for the wife's ear, and would need to be tempered to the daughter's hearing. This expedient was, however, spared me, for as I approached the old Chateau I noted the presence of some one in the trellis-covered summerhouse at the eastern end of the terrace, and caught the flutter of what seemed to be a white handkerchief. It was, I soon perceived, Madame at ...
— Dross • Henry Seton Merriman

... planted the tree which produced it, with his own hands. On a summer's evening, when the large watering-pot has been filled and emptied some fourteen times, and the old couple have quite exhausted themselves by trotting about, you will see them sitting happily together in the little summerhouse, enjoying the calm and peace of the twilight, and watching the shadows as they fall upon the garden, and gradually growing thicker and more sombre, obscure the tints of their gayest flowers—no bad emblem of the years that have silently rolled over their heads, deadening ...
— Sketches by Boz - illustrative of everyday life and every-day people • Charles Dickens

... the garden to show them all the nooks and vistas. She dilates upon the flowers that bloomed here last month and are going to bloom next. She insists upon their climbing over rocks to a summerhouse to see the view; she insists on taking them in another direction to see an old mill; and, again, every one is trouped to the cupola of the house to see another view. She insists on every one's playing croquet before ...
— Etiquette • Emily Post

... suppose Carwell thinks," finished Bartlett. He had risen as though to leave the summerhouse, but as he saw Captain Poland step up and offer his hand to Viola Carwell, he drew back and again sat down ...
— The Golf Course Mystery • Chester K. Steele

... Sullen malgaja. Sully malpurigi. Sulphur sulfuro. Sulphuric acid vitriolo. Sultan sultano. Sultry varmega. Sum sumo. Sum sumi. Sum up resumi. Summarise resumi. Summary resumo. Summary mallonga. Summer somero. Summerhouse lauxbo. Summit supro. Summon asigni, citi. Summon (a meeting) kunvoki. Summons citato. Sumptuous luksa. Sun suno. Sunbeam sunradio. Sunday dimancxo. Sundry diversa. Sunflower sunfloro. Sunshade sunombrelo. Sunstroke sunfrapo. Sup noktomangxi. Superb belega. Superficial ...
— English-Esperanto Dictionary • John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes

Words linked to "Summerhouse" :   edifice, gazebo

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