hut hut  /ˈhət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) temporary military shelter
  2. (n) small crude shelter used as a dwelling

Usage(s):

  1. The hut was alive with the chatter of a half dozen speed addicts, all pulling apart their Krong Tip packs and sucking in meth smoke through metal pipes.
  2. In a crude wooden hut 20 miles from Paris, agents of the Paris police studied a fantastic corpse.
  3. One woman we meet in front of her mud hut has 15 orphaned grandchildren.

News

  1. Time To Buy Yum? Chinese Consumer And Better Operations Could Drive 20% Profit Growth

    The tide is turning for Yum Brands in China, and margin expansion could lead to EPS growth of about 20% over the next few years, according to UBS.  While the parent of KFC and Pizza Hut seems to have engaged in an aggressive growth strategy ahead of a perfect storm that included a sluggish Chinese consumer and a regulatory scandal over the quality of its chicken, sales declines are slowing and ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Lincoln youth football camp runs June 14-15

    Ready, set, hut .... hut .... hut!
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Interior Journal

  3. The 'hut in the sky' was one of the most unique and best of Bristol landmarks

    For several years the railroad crossing bars were operated from what many local folks called "the hut in the sky." It was supported by a single steel beam.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

Quotes

  1. "Phil was just saying in the scoring hut after we had finished that he'd been that man that kept knocking on the door - finishing seconds and thirds and wondering if it ever does come, and suddenly it does and winning majors becomes easier in your...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Lee Westwood Source: The Guardian

  2. "I'm proud every time I see Pizza Hut doing well because that's part of me," said Frank Carney.
    on May 30, 2006 By: Dan and Frank Carney Source: 940 News

  3. Democratic rival Barack Obama said that just talking to or having tea with world leaders doesn't bring understanding of "the lives of the people like my grandmother, who lives in a tiny hut in Africa."
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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