Hut


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Hut

A small, simple shelter or dwelling. Can be constructed out of a variety of building materials

hut

1. A rough and plain habitation; often a temporary shelter for soldiers.
2. A rustic cabin or similar slight structure.
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I said, when I had done, "or will you creep back into the hut and bid me farewell?
But as I sprang up to run, a big black snake glided between the men and went off towards the huts.
When I left the hut, I had felt that she and I were safe among friends; no thought of danger was in my mind; but since my audience with Al-tan, the presence and bearing of Duseen and the strange attitude of both To-mar and Chal-az had each contributed toward arousing my suspicions, and now I ran along the narrow, winding alleys of the Kro-lu village with my heart fairly in my mouth.
I am endowed with an excellent sense of direction, which has been greatly perfected by the years I have spent in the mountains and upon the plains and deserts of my native state, so that it was with little or no difficulty that I found my way back to the hut in which I had left Ajor.
But if you go straight along this road for a year, you will reach a hut where my father lives, and possibly he may be able to tell you.
There were many natives lolling in shady spots beside the conical huts or beneath the branches of the several trees which had been left standing within the enclosure.
No one was near as she stepped out of the hut and made her way toward the part of the village where the revelers were making merry about a fire.
Finally an old fellow with many ornaments of metal about his arms and legs, and a necklace of dried human hands depending upon his chest, entered the hut.
Tarzan did not like the appearance or manner of the fellow, who seemed, though friendly enough, to harbour a certain contempt for this half-naked white man who came with no followers and offered no presents; but he needed the rest and food that the village would afford him with less effort than the jungle, and so, as he knew no fear of man, beast, or devil, he curled himself up in the shadow of a hut and was soon asleep.
Accordingly we entered the hut, which we found amply prepared for our comfort.
Having got warm in his corner, he fell asleep and did not leave the hut till toward evening.
in a low whisper, and finally with almost frantic haste, until the truth presently dawned upon him--the hut was empty!