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hutment

[huht-muh nt]
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noun
  1. an encampment of huts.

Origin of hutment

First recorded in 1885–90; hut + -ment
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Examples from the Web for hutment

Historical Examples

  • Long before the hour announced for the service the soldier boys had crowded the hutment to its greatest capacity.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army

    Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

  • When the General entered the hutment all of the men stood and uncovered and the band stopped abruptly in the middle of a strain.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army

    Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill


British Dictionary definitions for hutment

hutment

noun
  1. mainly military a number or group of huts
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