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Family of actors, including Junius Brutus (1796-1852), a British-born Shakespearean actor who in 1821 immigrated to the United States, and his sons Edwin Thomas (1833-1893), noted for his portrayal of Hamlet, and John Wilkes (1838-1865), the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.
n. pl. booths (bo͞othz, bo͞oths)
a. A small, often enclosed compartment, usually accommodating only one person: a voting booth.
b. A small enclosed compartment with a window, used to separate the occupant from others: a ticket booth.
2. A seating area in a restaurant with a table and seats whose high backs serve as partitions.
3. A small stall for the display and sale of goods.
n, pl booths (buːðz)
1. a stall for the display or sale of goods, esp a temporary one at a fair or market
2. a small enclosed or partially enclosed room or cubicle, such as one containing a telephone (telephone booth) or one in which a person casts his or her vote at an election (polling booth)
3. two long high-backed benches with a long table between, used esp in bars and inexpensive restaurants
4. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a temporary structure for shelter, dwelling, storage, etc
[C12: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse buth, Swedish, Danish bod shop, stall; see bower1]
1. (Biography) Edwin Thomas, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1833–93, US actor
2. (Biography) John Wilkes, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1838–65, US actor; assassin of Abraham Lincoln
3. (Biography) Junius Brutus (ˈdʒuːnɪəs ˈbruːtəs). 1796–1852, US actor, born in England
4. (Biography) William. 1829–1912, British religious leader; founder and first general of the Salvation Army (1878)
n., pl. booths (bo̅o̅tz, bo̅o̅ths).
1. a stall or light structure for the sale of goods or for display purposes, as at a market or exhibition.
2. a small compartment or boxlike room for a specific use by one occupant: a telephone booth; a voting booth.
3. a partly enclosed compartment or partitioned area, as in a restaurant, music store, etc.
4. any temporary structure, as of boughs, canvas, or boards; shed.
[1150–1200; Middle English bōthe < Old Norse būth]
Booth(buθ; Brit. buð)
1. Ballington, 1859–1940, founder of the Volunteers of America, 1896 (son of William Booth).
2. Evangeline Cory, 1865?–1950, general of the Salvation Army 1934–39 (daughter of William Booth).
3. John Wilkes, 1838–65, U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln.
4. William ( “General Booth” ), 1829–1912, English religious leader: founder of the Salvation Army 1865.
booth- First a temporary dwelling made of branches, material, etc.
See also related terms for temporary.
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|Noun||1.||booth - a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches|
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
|2.||booth - small area set off by walls for special use|
closet - a small private room for study or prayer
confessional - a booth where a priest sits to hear confessions
polling booth - a temporary booth in a polling place which people enter to cast their votes
prompt box, prompter's box - a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage
call box, phone booth, telephone booth, telephone box, telephone kiosk - booth for using a telephone
voting booth - a booth in which a person can cast a private vote
|3.||Booth - United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)|
|4.||booth - a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment|
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
خَيْمَةٌكشك، كُشْك ، غُرفَة الهاتِف
skÿli, klefiskÿli, tjald, bás
booth(buːð) , ((American) -θ) noun
1. a tent or stall, especially at a fair. the fortuneteller's booth. tent, stalletjie خَيْمَةٌ палатка tenda stánek die Bude bod; telt παράγκα, πάγκοςpuesto putka غرفه myyntikoju baraqueביתן बूथ, कक्षिका daščara (piaci) bódé kios, stan skÿli, tjald, bás baraccone, bancarella 屋台店 (장터 등의) 노점 būdelė, kioskas stends; kiosks gerai kraambod, bu, teltstragan, budka غرفه tenda baracă палатка stánok stojnica šator stånd, tält ซุ้มในงานออกร้านขายสินค้า kulübe, pavyon 展覽會的攤位 намет; балаган میلے میں لگائی گئی عارضی دوکان quán; lều 棚屋，展览会的陈列亭或摊位
2. a small compartment for a given purpose. a phone booth; a polling-booth. hokkie كشك، كُشْك ، غُرفَة الهاتِف кабина cabine budka, bouda die (Telefon-, Wahl-) Zelle boks θάλαμοςcabina kabiin دکه؛ کیوسک koppi cabine, isoloirתא कक्षिका, छानी, छप्पर kabina fülke gardu skÿli, klefi cabina 仕切り間 부스, 칸막이한 작은 방 būdelė, kabina kabīne pondok telefon hokjeavlukke, bås, bokskabina کوډلی ،کوچنی کوټه cabine cabină; chioşc будка; кабина búdka kabina kabina hytt, bås คูหาหรือตู้เล็ก ๆ kulübe, kabin (有特定用途的)亭 будка; кабіна کسی خاص مقصد کے لئے چھوٹا ڈبہ مثلاً فون بوتھ buồng （有特定用途的）亭