Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A house where travellers can stay; a guesthouse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as dak-bungalow (which see, under bungalow).

Etymologies

rest +‎ house (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Joseph Pairin Kitingan officiated at the opening of the resthouse, which is furnished with various facilities for church use.

    Daily Express Newspaper Online

  • The recreation site at Cape Maclear is heavily used and includes a resthouse, bar, caravan and camping site.

    Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi

  • One stopped and had tea at the resthouse called The Gap at the bottom gate while waiting for the time to go up...all part of the Fraser's Hill experience.

    Bucket and shovel versus... devastation

  • I was taking pictures of some of my Masaai friends, who guard the resthouse that I stayed in for the first 3 months in Misungwi.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • The gunmen opened fire with automatic rifles at about 3 p.m. as the vehicle was taking two police lieutenant-colonels to a resthouse in the town, 350 km (220 miles) south of Cairo, the sources said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In the middle of the afternoon, weary after a long conference in Shapiro's office, I caught up with them for a belated lunch at the government resthouse.

    The Wind from The Sun

  • Amber, overwhelmed by the discovery of this abundance, promptly went to the extreme of calling in the khansamah to sluice him down with jar after jar, and felt like himself for the first time in five days when, shaved and dressed, he returned to the common living-room of the resthouse.

    The Bronze Bell

  • When, however, before turning into the evening resthouse, we look back upon the cities, fields, rivers and hills which we have been through in Life's morning, then, in the light of the passing day, are they pictures indeed.

    My Reminiscences

  • The wealthiest man of Savatthi invites the Buddha to his home and offers to build a resthouse for the Buddha and his brotherhood.

    The Buddha A Drama in Five Acts and Four Interludes

  • _ I have come from my brother, the King, to express to you his thanks for having bought my pleasure grounds for the noble and great purpose of affording a worthy resthouse to the Buddha and his brotherhood.

    The Buddha A Drama in Five Acts and Four Interludes

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