- (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈskaʊthaʊs/
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- Hyphenation: scout‧house
scouthouse (plural scouthouses)
- (Scouting, US) A building where members of the Scout Movement hold their meetings.
- 1935 October, “Explorers and Scouts: Scouting in the Oahu Stake”, in Heber J[eddy] Grant and John A[ndreas] Widtsoe, editors, The Improvement Era, volume 38, number 10, Salt Lake City, Ut.: Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association Corporation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, OCLC 1752702, page 634, column 1:
- In the summer of 1920 a second troop was started, and opened with a Scouthouse at Laie, windward Oahu, for the children of those missionaries living together in this happy settlement which radiates the true spirit of hospitality and kindness.
- 1980, Frank A. Driskill; Noel Grisham, Historic Churches of Texas: The Land and the People, Burnet, Tex.: Eakin Press, →ISBN, page 211:
- A new rectory, a youth center and a scouthouse were constructed […]
- 1982, Staffrider, volume 5, Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Ravan Press, ISSN 0258-7211, OCLC 475968887, page 83, column 1:
- Once, they thought they saw a light burning in a place which should have been dark. But it was only the reflection of the streetlamps shining on the scouthouse windows, and they did not even stop to investigate.
building where members of the Scout Movement hold their meetings