chickee

[chi-kee, chik-ee]
noun
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.

Origin:
< Mikasuki čikî˙ dwelling

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