1 a small house or shelter, usually made of wood or metal
the (Austral) (on a sheep or cattle station) accommodation for the shearers, stockmen, etc.
3 (N.Z.) a shelter for mountaineers, skiers, etc.
4 to furnish with or live in a hut (C17: from French hutte, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German hutta a crude dwelling)
n (Archaeol) a circle of earth or stones representing the site of a prehistoric hut
n a military shelter of semicircular cross section, made of corrugated steel sheet, (U.S. and Canadian equivalent)
(C20: named after Lt Col. Peter Nissen (1871--1930), British mining engineer, its inventor)
n Trademark (U.S.) a military shelter made of corrugated steel sheet, having a semicircular cross section, (Brit. equivalent)
n (N.Z) a hut in the bush for the use of trampers