hutment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hutment an encampment of huts (chiefly military)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hutment Accommodation in huts; housing.
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Usage

In literature:

Hutments have also been built for married couples.
"Women and War Work" by Helen Fraser
The night was spent in "Y" hutments, and it then entered General Horne's First Army.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
Let's go and have a breather behind the hutment.
"Berry And Co." by Dornford Yates
Here were the old roads, there were the vacant hutments.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
Rough hutments formed their barracks.
"World's War Events, Vol. II" by Various
He got a job under the contractors who were building the hutments in the Harfleur Valley.
"The Romance of the Red Triangle" by Arthur Keysall Yapp
We pass through an area full of hutments and dumps and depots of various descriptions.
"'Green Balls'" by Paul Bewsher
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In poetry:

If, in an odd angle of the hutment,
A puppy laps the water from a can
Of flowers, and the drunk sergeant shaving
Whistles O Paradiso!—shall I say that man
Is not as men have said: a wolf to man?
"Eighth Air Force" by Randall Jarrell