|1.||(Brit) a building at a sports ground, esp a cricket pitch, in which players change|
|2.||a summerhouse or other decorative shelter|
|3.||a building or temporary structure, esp one that is open and ornamental, for housing exhibitions|
|4.||a large ornate tent, esp one with a peaked top, as used by medieval armies|
|5.||one of a set of buildings that together form a hospital or other large institution|
|6.||one of four main facets on a brilliant-cut stone between the girdle and the culet|
|7.||to place or set in or as if in a pavilion: pavilioned in splendour|
|8.||to provide with a pavilion or pavilions|
|[C13: from Old French pavillon canopied structure, from Latin pāpiliō butterfly, tent]|
a tent or tabernacle (2 Sam. 22:12; 1 Kings 20:12-16), or enclosure (Ps. 18:11; 27:5). In Jer. 43:10 it probably denotes the canopy suspended over the judgement-seat of the king.
light temporary or semipermanent structure used in gardens and pleasure grounds. Although there are many variations, the basic type is a large, light, airy garden room with a high-peaked roof resembling a canopy. It was originally erected, like the modern canvas marquee, for special occasions such as fetes, garden banquets, and balls, but it became more permanent, and by the late 17th century the word was used for any garden building designed for use on special occasions.
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