from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack.
- n. A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
- transitive v. To shelter or take shelter in a hut.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a small wooden shed
- n. a primitive dwelling
- v. to put into a hut
- v. to take shelter in a hut
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small house, hivel, or cabin; a mean lodge or dwelling; a slightly built or temporary structure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small or humble house; a hovel or cabin; a mean lodge or dwelling.
- n. Milit., a rude wooden structure for the temporary housing of troops, as during a winter. Some military huts are large enough to house a hundred men.
- n. The back end or body of the breech-pin of a musket.
- To place in a hut or in huts: as, to hut troops in winter quarters.
- To lodge in a hut or in huts.
- n. A clod.
- n. The cottage of an Australian shepherd, sheep-shearer, or miner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small crude shelter used as a dwelling
- n. temporary military shelter
French hutte, of Germanic origin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French hutte ("cottage"), from Middle High German hütte ( > German Hütte cf. Danish hytte). (Wiktionary)