From Middle English bothe, from Old Norse búð (compare Swedish bod) and/or the commoner variant búð (> Scots buth), from Proto-Germanic *bōþō, *būþiz, *buþǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH-. Compare Middle Low German bôde, Middle Dutch boede, German Bude.
booth (plural booths)
- A small stall for the display and sale of goods.
- An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person.
- An enclosed table with seats, as in a diner or café.
- An enclosure for keeping animals.