bothy

noun
bo·​thy | \ ˈbä-thē How to pronounce bothy (audio) , ˈbō-\

Definition of bothy

chiefly Scotland
: hut

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The tiny homes proved to be so popular with artists—and non-artists—that the founders are now opening The Bothy Store where anyone can buy an architectural bothy for somewhere around $55,000 each. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Prefab tiny cabin is built for retreating to nature," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bothy

1750, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bothy

Scots, probably from obsolete Scots both booth

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