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hutment

[huht-muh nt] /ˈhʌt mənt/
noun
1.
an encampment of huts.
Origin of hutment
1885-1890
1885-90; hut + -ment
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  • Long before the hour announced for the service the soldier boys had crowded the hutment to its greatest capacity.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • When the General entered the hutment all of the men stood and uncovered and the band stopped abruptly in the middle of a strain.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
British Dictionary definitions for hutment

hutment

/ˈhʌtmənt/
noun
1.
(mainly military) a number or group of huts
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