a small or humble dwelling of simple construction, especially one made of natural materials, as of logs or grass.
a simple roofed shelter, often with one or two sides left open.
Military. a wooden or metal structure for the temporary housing of troops.
to furnish with a hut as temporary housing; billet.
to lodge or take a shelter in a hut.
- hutlike, adjective
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How to use hut in a sentence
Sputtering, I manage a few “hut-hut-huts” with the other students.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze | Lizzie Crocker | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In many places, it was custom to place huts outside the villages for smallpox victims.
Bodies were covered with bleach and buried, and isolation huts burned.
Heathrow was just a collection of Quonset huts, and the airfield was enrobed in fog.
This imagery shows SAF troops on the scene as huts smolder in the aftermath of their assault.Satellites Correctly Predict Military Campaign Against Civilians in Sudan | Akshaya Kumar | December 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He listened to tales of the Igorrotes, who live in huts like beehives and creep into them like insects.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin | Mary Hazelton Wade
Round this stood a colony of roughly-built huts, of mud, turf, or large blocks of the slate.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
After having sufficiently examined everything in the huts, I went with some of the savages to shoot parrots and monkeys.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Little patches may be seen near their huts, on which they lavish their attention and care.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
The huts of the poor people are miserably bad, being mostly built of clay and wood, and threatening to fall down every moment.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for hut
a small house or shelter, usually made of wood or metal
the hut Australian (on a sheep or cattle station) accommodation for the shearers, stockmen, etc
NZ a shelter for mountaineers, skiers, etc
to furnish with or live in a hut
- hutlike, adjective
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