chickee

chickee
/chi kee", chik"ee/, n.
1. Also, chikee. (among the Seminole Indians) an open-sided structure, usually thatched with palms and serving as a dwelling.
2. a similar structure, used to provide shelter from the sun, as at a beach.
[ < Mikasuki cikî· dwelling]

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