from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An encampment of huts.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Accommodation in huts; housing.
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- noun military An
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- noun an encampment of huts (chiefly military)
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Medical attention: One hutment is reserved for an Infirmary.
A special hutment serves as a washroom and has sufficient taps.
The hutment has two rooms, one having 20 bunks and the other 23 bunks, all triple tiered, as well as a refectory.
A special hutment serves as a washroom, with plenty of taps, and every man has the right to a shower every week.
Hygiene: There is a hutment for toilet purposes, with taps and showers, which allows the prisoners hot and cold water for their daily ablutions.
The barbed wire encirclement of about 40 metres by 10 metres encloses a hutment of the usual type, a large shed, a small building which is the guard room, and a small place which serves as a laundry and has a bathroom and the latrines.
On the day of the visit, the interior of the hutment was littered with uniforms and underclothing hung out to dry - the majority of the prisoners having had to work under adverse conditions the preceding day.
The prisoners wash themselves in wooden buckets arranged under a pent-house at one extremity of the hutment.
Even the most intense of fire exchanges cause less civilian casualties than a single blow of a tank that demolishes an entire hutment.
The case against Sebastian alias ` Cheviathan ', is that he had kidnapped the child, Saranya, from her mother's side by entering their ill-secured hutment at night.