booth


booth
A small structure, usually for occupancy by one or two persons, open at one end, except for railing, bar, or counter, in use for the most part in selling admission tickets or soliciting business at exhibitions, fairs, markets, games, etc. Also, a partial enclosure in a lobby of a place of entertainment for the sale of tickets. Also, a house or shed built of boards or other slight materials for temporary occupation. People v Hagen, 60 Hun 577, 14 NYS 233.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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