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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hut  \Hut\,  n.  [OE.  hotte;  akin  to  D.  hut,  G.  h["u]tte,  OHG. 
  hutta,  Dan.  hytte,  Sw  hydda;  and  F.  hutte,  of  G.  origin;  all 
  akin  to  E.  hide  to  conceal.  See  {Hude}  to  conceal.] 
  A  small  house,  hivel,  or  cabin;  a  mean  lodge  or  dwelling;  a 
  slightly  built  or  temporary  structure. 
 
  Death  comes  on  with  equal  footsteps  To  the  hall  and 
  hut.  --Bp.  Coxe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hut 
  n  1:  temporary  military  housing  [syn:  {army  hut},  {field  hut}] 
  2:  small  crude  dwelling  [syn:  {hovel},  {hutch},  {shack},  {shanty}] 




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