hutment

[ huht-muh nt ]
/ ˈhʌt mənt /
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noun

an encampment of huts.

Nearby words

  1. hutchinson's teeth,
  2. hutchinson's triad,
  3. hutchinson, anne,
  4. hutchinson, thomas,
  5. hutchinson-gilford syndrome,
  6. hutterian,
  7. hutterite,
  8. hutton,
  9. hutton, james,
  10. hutu

Origin of hutment

First recorded in 1885–90; hut + -ment

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Examples from the Web for hutment

  • 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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