kiosk


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kiosk \Ki*osk"\, n. [Turk. kiushk, ki["o]shk, Per. k?shk.]
   A Turkish open summer house or pavilion, supported by
   pillars.

   2. A light ornamental structure used as a news stand, band
      stand, etc.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   3. A small roofed structure, typically located on a sidewalk
      and sometimes in a parking lot, with one or more open
      sides, used to vend merchandise, such as newspapers or
      beverages, or services, such as key duplication or film
      developing. --(MW10 s. 2)
      [PJC]
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