garden-houses, aviaries, columbaries,
dove-cotes, hot-houses, carpenter's
work, fountains, sundials, statuary.
Banoueting-houses, gazebos, garden-houses,
pleasure-houses, and pergolas, all mean pretty
much the same thing in an English garden.
The origin of the word gazebo is obscure.
It was used in the last century for the garden-
house built at the corner of the terrace at the
farther end of the garden, with outlooks to the
ground or road outside. It was in two storeys,
and the first floor was reached from the terrace.
Pergola is, of course, Italian, and signified
originally a trellis of wood at the sides and