a stall, compartment, or light structure for the sale of goods or for display purposes, as at a market, exhibition, or fair.
a small compartment or boxlike room for a specific use by one occupant:
a telephone booth; a projection booth.
a small, temporary structure used by voters at elections.
a partly enclosed compartment or partitioned area, as in a restaurant or music store, equipped for a specific use by one or more persons.
a temporary structure of any material, as boughs, canvas, or boards, used especially for shelter; shed.
[bal-ing-tuh n] /ˈbæl ɪŋ tən/ (Show IPA), 1859–1940, founder of the Volunteers of America 1896 (son of William Booth).
Edwin Thomas, 1833–93, U.S. actor (brother of John Wilkes Booth).
[kawr-ee,, kohr-ee] /ˈkɔr i,, ˈkoʊr i/ (Show IPA), 1865?–1950, general of the Salvation Army 1934–39 (daughter of William Booth).
John Wilkes, 1838–65, U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln (brother of Edwin Thomas Booth).
Junius Brutus, 1796–1852, English actor (father of Edwin and John Booth).
William (“General Booth”) 1829–1912, English religious leader: founder of the Salvation Army 1865.
[bram-wel,, -wuh l] /ˈbræmˌwɛl,, -wəl/ (Show IPA), 1856–1929, general of the Salvation Army (son of William Booth).
a male given name.
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noun (pl) booths (buːðz)
a stall for the display or sale of goods, esp a temporary one at a fair or market
a small enclosed or partially enclosed room or cubicle, such as one containing a telephone (telephone booth) or one in which a person casts his or her vote at an election (polling booth)
two long high-backed benches with a long table between, used esp in bars and inexpensive restaurants
(formerly) a temporary structure for shelter, dwelling, storage, etc
Edwin Thomas, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1833–93, US actor
John Wilkes, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1838–65, US actor; assassin of Abraham Lincoln
Junius Brutus (ˈdʒuːnɪəs ˈbruːtəs). 1796–1852, US actor, born in England
William. 1829–1912, British religious leader; founder and first general of the Salvation Army (1878)
(Newton) Booth, 1869–1946, U.S. novelist and playwright. Contemporary Examples American Dreams, 1914: Penrod by Booth Tarkington Nathaniel Rich February 26, 2014 Historical Examples Explorers of the Dawn Mazo de la Roche Seeing Things at Night Heywood Broun Literature in the Making Various Mince Pie Author: Christopher Darlington Morley Release Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694] […]
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noun (slang) an attractive woman hired to draw attendees of commercial exhibitions into promotional booths
a peninsula in N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole. Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island. Historical Examples The Secret of the Ninth Planet Donald Allen Wollheim The Central Eskimo Franz Boas The Central Eskimo Franz Boas The Ocean World: […]