Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hut the roof and sides of which are made of thatch, bundles, or mats of grass, common in tropical regions.
“The new influx has increased the number of displaced people at the grass-hut camp to 23,000, officials said Friday.”
“Quite aside from his Tarzanesque trappings, his grass-hut head of hair, his loincloth, his leathers and jewels, he conveys an intensity of being that is impossible to ignore; it blasts out of his disquietingly immobile eyes in licorice rays, and no doubt would blast just as mightily were he attired in banker's garb.”
“While they were reloading a lion leaped on a goat, which was tethered to the grass-hut, and carried it away before any one could fire.”
“Here the little grass-hut villages were not fenced by a _boma_, but were hidden in large fields of plantains.”
“Here the little grass-hut villages were not fenced by a boma, but were hidden in large fields of plantains.”
“All alike live in grass-hut villages, fenced round by bomas in the south, but open in the north.”
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