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hutment

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Definition of HUTMENT

1
a place where a group of people live for a short time in tents or cabins <the arriving national guardsmen were forced to live in a hutment until permanent barracks could be constructed>
2
a small, simply constructed, and often temporary dwelling <a group of shabby hutments that had been erected to shelter the refugees>
Synonyms cabin, camp, hooch (or hootch) [slang], hovel, hut, hutch, hutment, shanty

February 28, 2015
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