hutment

noun
hut·​ment | \ ˈhət-mənt How to pronounce hutment (audio) \

Definition of hutment

1 : a collection of huts : encampment
2 : hut

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Examples of hutment in a Sentence

the arriving national guardsmen were forced to live in a hutment until permanent barracks could be constructed a group of shabby hutments that had been erected to shelter the refugees

First Known Use of hutment

1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hutment was in 1889

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“Hutment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hutment. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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