verb (used with object), hut·ted, hut·ting.
verb (used without object), hut·ted, hut·ting.
Origin of hut
Examples from the Web for hut
Surrounded by family and friends, he sat shirtless and motionless leaning forward in a chair on the dirt in front of his hut.
On every trip to a village, a hospital, a hut, Breman and the others carried an invisible burden: they could be next.
I squinted through a cutout in the hut: nothing but thick rainforest.
From here you go into a Sami hut for a dinner of reindeer and moose.
The hut was large enough for her and her sister, only too small to entertain visitors.Ishmael|Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
A sudden turn of the trail revealed a squatter's hut built of rough lumber, and standing beneath a live-oak.Bunch Grass|Horace Annesley Vachell
The savage understood him in a moment, and went off into the hut.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
Shiminya rose, and, beckoning the other to follow, opened and crept through the door of the hut behind him.John Ames, Native Commissioner|Bertram Mitford
The sympathising villagers emptied a hut for him to rest in, and when morning came escorted him to the scene of his mishap.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers|Maharanee Sunity Devee
British Dictionary definitions for hut
Word Origin for hut
Word Origin and History for hut
1650s, from French hutte "cottage" (16c.), from Middle High German hütte "cottage, hut," probably from Proto-Germanic *hudjon-, related to the root of Old English hydan "to hide," from PIE *keudh-, from root (s)keu- (see hide (n.1)). Apparently first in English as a military word. Old Saxon hutta, Danish hytte, Swedish hytta, Frisian and Middle Dutch hutte, Dutch hut are from High German.