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 encampment of huts

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  • noun an encampment of huts (chiefly military)


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  • Medical attention: One hutment is reserved for an Infirmary.

    Work Camp 10049 GW 2010

  • A special hutment serves as a washroom and has sufficient taps.

    Work Camp 10049 GW 2010

  • The hutment has two rooms, one having 20 bunks and the other 23 bunks, all triple tiered, as well as a refectory.

    Work Camp 11017 GW 2010

  • A special hutment serves as a washroom, with plenty of taps, and every man has the right to a shower every week.

    Work Camp 10049 GW 2010

  • Hygiene: There is a hutment for toilet purposes, with taps and showers, which allows the prisoners hot and cold water for their daily ablutions.

    Work Camp 10030 GW, Lavamund 2010

  • 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.

    Work Camp 11017 GW 2010

  • 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.

    Work Camp 11017 GW 2010

  • The prisoners wash themselves in wooden buckets arranged under a pent-house at one extremity of the hutment.

    Work Camp 11033 GW 2010

  • Even the most intense of fire exchanges cause less civilian casualties than a single blow of a tank that demolishes an entire hutment.

    Saad Khan: Battle Tanks for Afghanistan: Will They Do Any Good? Saad Khan 2010

  • 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.

    Rape and Murder of Two Years Old Girl: Kerala High Court Upholds Death Sentence for Sebastian 2008


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  • From 70s Bollywood film Sharaabi: "I only asked him to vacate his hutment...little did I know he would vacate the world itself!"

    April 13, 2009