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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French Date: 1782 1. a remote herdsman's hut in the Alps 2. a. a Swiss dwelling with unconcealed structural members and a wide overhang at the front and sides b. a cottage or house in chalet style

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a small suburban house or bungalow, esp. with an overhanging roof. 2 a small, usu. wooden, hut or house on a beach or in a holiday camp. 3 a Swiss cowherd's hut, or wooden cottage, with overhanging eaves. Etymology: Swiss F

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chalet Cha*let", n. [F.] 1. A herdsman's hut in the mountains of Switzerland. Chalets are summer huts for the Swiss herdsmen. --Wordsworth. 2. A summer cottage or country house in the Swiss mountains; any country house built in the style of the Swiss cottages.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(chalets) A chalet is a small wooden house, especially in a mountain area or a holiday camp. N-COUNT



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