"She works out of a hovel, it is a broken-down building, just a shack," she said.
When we first meet Bob, Tomlinson treats us to a description of the hovel in which he lives.
The three travellers, having entered the hovel, stopped to examine the curious scene before their eyes.
Folk said she snared birds and rabbits, in the thicket that came down to her hovel.
They went into the house: it was rather a hovel than a house; but, poor as it was, it was as neat as misery could make it.
Situated behind this hovel, was a small piece of land called a garden.
The hovel of a cutter of wood into lengths for burning, was the only house at that end; all else was wall.
In the street, in the market-place, in the hovel, it gathers food for the hive of its thoughts.
My first school, where I was so proud to be received, was a hovel on the edge of a swamp.
She was a farmer's wife, and they were huddled in the dirtiest bit of a hovel that I ever saw.
mid-14c., "roofed passage, vent for smoke," later "shed for animals" (mid-15c.), of unknown origin. Meaning "shed for human habitation; rude or miserable cabin" is from 1620s. It also sometimes meant "canopied niche for a statue or image" (mid-15c.).