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bahut

[bah-hoo t, -hoot; buh-hoo t, -hoot; French ba y] /ˈbɑ hʊt, -hut; bəˈhʊt, -ˈhut; French ba ˈü/
noun, plural bahuts
[bah-hoo ts, -hoots, buh-hoo ts, -hoots; French ba y] /ˈbɑ hʊts, -huts, bəˈhʊts, -ˈhuts; French ba ˈü/ (Show IPA)
1.
a medieval French chest for household goods, originally small and portable.
2.
a dwarf parapet or attic wall, especially one carrying the wall plates of a church roof.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < French, Old French bahu, bahuz, perhaps < Old Low Franconian *baghôdi cover, protection, equivalent to *bag- bag + *-hôdi protection, akin to hide1, hut
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