from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scots A hut or small cottage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wooden hut or humble cot, esp. a rude hut or barrack for unmarried farm servants; a shepherd's or hunter's hut; a booth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small cottage; a hut.
- n. A house for the accommodation of a number of workpeople in the employment of the same person or company.
I lived in a broken down long-deserted shepherd's hut, known as a bothy, out on a windy Scottish mountainside, without electricity.
The other was the head of the "bothy" or boarding-house for hired men,
The master of a stately park in Devon, a moor and "bothy" in the highlands, a villa on the Arno, a gem of a cottage in the Isle of
[A bothy is a cottage or hut where labouring servants are lodged, and is sometimes built of wood, as we read in the _Jacobite Relics_, ii.
"bothy" is frequently used in an article called "News from the Farm."
Meals are served either in the grand hall at the 15th-century core of the tower, in a loch-side bothy, or in an enormous tree house in the garden.
There are three small camping areas and a private bothy, dotted in and around the orchard and the forest.
Any word on why you think Progressive ideals are bad for the country ‘at the core’ yet, bothy?
This is a world of baronial drip-dry tartan with a flat-pack bothy fit for murder and a ghost that oozes bloodily from a cardboard box, despite the bin-liner.
"Christ, she's drunk as an auld besom in a bothy," said a voice in my ear.