from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.
- n. A bed-and-breakfast.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small house near a main house, for lodging visitors.
- n. A private house offering accommodation to paying guests; a boarding house; a bed and breakfast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a house separate from the main house; for housing guests
Old English gasthus, corresponding to guest + house. (Wiktionary)