"hovel" Definition

  1. n. An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.
  2. n. A poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut.
  3. n. A large conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped.
  4. v. t. To put in a hovel; to shelter.

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Position in dictionary: 47193 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "hovel": 6
Words that end with "hovel": 2
Words that contain "hovel": 22
Next words in dictionary: hoveled, hoveler, hoveling, hovelled, hovelling
Previous words in dictionary: hove, houyhnhnm, houve, houtou, houss

English Dictionary Definition of hovel

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