summerhouse

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English somer-hous, from Old English sumerhūs, sumorhūs, equivalent to summer +‎ house. Compare Dutch zomerhuis, German Sommerhaus.

Noun[edit]

summerhouse (plural summerhouses)

  1. A house owned not as a primary residence and used as vacation home during warm weather months of the year.
  2. A house designed to be cool and used as a residence only during warm weather.

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