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chickee Syllabification: chick·ee
Pronunciation: /CHiˈkē/ /ˈCHikē/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of chickee in English:


A rough, open structure consisting of palm or palmetto thatching on a log frame with a raised floor, adapted for beach use from the original Seminole design.
Example sentences
  • And the traditional Seminole chickee, a raised-platform, palmetto-thatched dwelling, recently was adopted as an outdoor shelter by the general population of south Florida.
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