booth: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bth), [key]
— pl. booths
- a stall, compartment, or light structure for the sale of goods or for display purposes, as at a market, exhibition, or fair.
- a small compartment or boxlike room for a specific use by one occupant: a telephone booth; a projection booth.
- a small, temporary structure used by voters at elections.
- a partly enclosed compartment or partitioned area, as in a restaurant or music store, equipped for a specific use by one or more persons.
- a temporary structure of any material, as boughs, canvas, or boards, used esp. for shelter; shed.
Pronunciation: (bthBrit.b&thslash), [key]
- 1859–1940, founder of the Volunteers of America 1896 (son of William Booth).
- 1833–93, U.S. actor (brother of John Wilkes Booth).
- 1865?–1950, general of the Salvation Army 1934–39 (daughter of William Booth).
- 1838–65, U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln (brother of Edwin Thomas Booth).
- 1796–1852, English actor (father of Edwin and John Booth).
- (“General Booth”), 1829–1912, English religious leader: founder of the Salvation Army 1865.
- 1856–1929, general of the Salvation Army (son of William Booth).
- a male given name.
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