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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Booth  \Booth\  (b[=oo][th]),  n.  [OE.  bothe;  cf  Icel.  b[=u][eth], 
  Dan.  &  Sw  bod,  MHG.  buode,  G.  bude,  baude;  from  the  same 
  root  as  AS  b[=u]an  to  dwell,  E.  boor,  bower,  be  cf  Bohem. 
  bauda,  Pol.  buda,  Russ.  budka,  Lith.  buda,  W.  bwth,  pl 
  bythod  Gael.  buth,  Ir  both.] 
  1.  A  house  or  shed  built  of  boards,  boughs,  or  other  slight 
  materials,  for  temporary  occupation.  --Camden. 
 
  2.  A  covered  stall  or  temporary  structure  in  a  fair  or 
  market,  or  at  a  polling  place 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  booth 
  n  1:  a  table  (in  a  restaurant  or  bar)  surrounded  by  two 
  high-backed  benches 
  2:  small  area  set  off  by  walls  for  special  use  [syn:  {cubicle}, 
  {stall},  {kiosk}] 
  3:  a  small  shop  at  a  fair;  for  selling  goods  or  entertainment 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Booth 
  a  hut  made  of  the  branches  of  a  tree.  In  such  tabernacles  Jacob 
  sojourned  for  a  season  at  a  place  named  from  this  circumstance 
  Succoth  (Gen.  33:17).  Booths  were  erected  also  at  the  feast  of 
  Tabernacles  (q.v.),  Lev.  23:42,  43,  which  commemorated  the  abode 
  of  the  Israelites  in  the  wilderness. 
 




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