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hutment

[ huht-muhnt ]
/ ˈhʌt mənt /
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noun

an encampment of huts.

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Origin of hutment

First recorded in 1885–90; hut + -ment
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How to use hutment in a sentence

  • 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
/ (ˈhʌtmənt) /

noun

mainly military a number or group of huts
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