gazebo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gazebo a small roofed building affording shade and rest
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gazebo A summer-house commanding an extensive prospect. Also written gazeebo.
    • n gazebo Any structure or part of a building which affords or commands an extensive prospect or outlook, as a turret or lantern on the roof of a house, a balcony, a projecting window, or the like.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gazebo gā-zē′bō a summer-house with a wide prospect.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Humorously formed from gaze.

Usage

In literature:

The Folly was a long two-storied house, with a tower or gazebo at one end.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
One gazebo wants to buy a castle in the old country; another wants a racing stable; another a steam yacht.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Its garden which used to be terraced down to the river, and quaint little gazebo are still lovely.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
The gazebo-like well structure was moved to Sully.
"The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton
A gazebo and fishpond were added about 1928 by his son William Henry Lynch.
"A Virginia Village" by Charles A. Stewart
Beside the entrance gate two queer little "gazebos" were covered with Virginia creeper in its bright autumn tints.
"Nooks and Corners of Old England" by Allan Fea
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In news:

The gazebo at dorchester lake held the names of the people that are and have been affected by cancer.
City officials and the Gust family gathered for the dedication of the Clara Gust Gazebo Monday at the White Pine Trail.
Gnomes and a gazebo are part of the expansive landscape at the home of Robert and Doris Henschel in the Town of Genesee.
The four day music festival, now in its ninth year, continues Sunday at the Cooper Young gazebo with performances by Hamish Kilgour and Reverend John Wilkins beginning at 2:30 pm.
Opening ceremonies will begin at 10:30 am at the Gazebo at 2nd and Broadway in downtown Paducah .
This year the walk will take place at 2 pm Oct 14, starting and ending at the Medina Gazebo on the square.
Don't be fooled by that quaint gazebo smack in the center of tiny Healdsburg, California.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held recently to officially commemorate the new Courtyard Gazebo at the Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake.
On Stage 1 under the gazebo you will see.
On the day following Thanksgiving, the name of Fort Pierce rang out from a gazebo by the lake in the village of Skaneateles in upstate New York.
From their pool they have a great view of the gazebo theater and its 92-inch motorized screen, and well-placed speakers assure audio all around.
At Delano Central Park, Grant Scheibe, left, teams up with Lily Michele and Julian Mader in leaf raking efforts near the gazebo.
Gazebo, grill and furnishings -- land yourself a deal by shopping with patience, persistence.
Officials fine tuning new downtown zoning code, gazebo will stay put.
Under a magnificent red oak is a wrought-iron gazebo planted with wisteria.
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