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play·house

 (plā′hous′)
n. pl. play·hous·es (-hou′zĭz, -sĭz)
1. A theater.
2. A small house for children to play in.
3. A child's toy house; a dollhouse.

playhouse

(ˈpleɪˌhaʊs)
n
1. (Theatre) a theatre where live dramatic performances are given
2. a toy house, small room, etc, for children to play in

play•house

(ˈpleɪˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
2. a small house for children to play in.
[1590–1600; compare Old English pleghūs, as gloss of Latin theātrum theater]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.playhouse - plaything consisting of a small model of a house that children can play inside ofplayhouse - plaything consisting of a small model of a house that children can play inside of
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
tree house - a playhouse built in the branches of a tree
Translations

playhouse

[ˈpleɪhaʊs] N (playhouses (pl)) [ˈplaɪhaʊzɪz]
1. (= theatre) → teatro m
2. (for children) → casa f de muñecas

playhouse

[ˈpleɪhaʊs] n
(= theatre) → théâtre m
(= Wendy house) → cabane f de jeuplaying card ncarte f à jouerplaying field n
(SPORT)terrain m de sport
to have a level playing field → lutter à armes égales
to compete on a level playing field → lutter à armes égales

playhouse

[ˈpleɪˌhaʊs] n (theatre) → teatro; (for children) → casetta per i giochi
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When he found himself in the cellars of the enormous playhouse, his artistic, fantastic, wizard nature resumed the upper hand.
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And that might lead to a playhouse, where we could all take parts.
He secured a lucrative share in the profits of the King's Playhouse, one of the two theaters of the time which alone were allowed to present regular plays, and he held the mainly honorary positions of poet laureate and historiographer-royal.
If that was what the theatre was coming to, then it was high time the police stepped in and closed the playhouses.
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This patent pending inflatable is a life size instant playhouse.
A drawer left open becomes a balcony, soap trays become cots and the space between twin beds becomes a domed playhouse through the strategic use of sheets and pillows.
When the Playhouse opened, its box office second assistant, Maud Carpenter, had never previously entered a theatre.
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