Examples from the Web for quonset
Heathrow was just a collection of Quonset huts, and the airfield was enrobed in fog.
They were divided into two rooms with a bath room each side, each half of the quonset hut.
No, sir; we had them in the armory, in the quonset hut designated as the armory.
We lived in quonset huts there, and he lived in a different hut than I did.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
And that the other members of his quonset hut said he was at fault.
Do you remember an occasion on which he was transferred out of a quonset hut because of a refusal to clean up?
British Dictionary definitions for quonset
Word Origin and History for quonset
1942, from Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Rhode Island, where this type of structure was first built, 1941. The place name is from a southern New England Algonquian language and perhaps means "small, long place."