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bothie, bothy

1. A small cottage or hut, especially in northern England, Scotland, or Ireland.
2. A house for accommodating a number of workers for the same company, farmer, or employer.
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The one-off documentary hears from the couple who started the Mountain Bothies Association 50 years ago - providing shelter to adventurers, as well as some of the volunteers who help with maintenance and the hillwalkers, skiers and cyclists who use them.
She continues to use bothies when she takes her horses between the family farms and has even stopped off overnight in one with a horse she was travelling with to a fair, where she was going to dress it as a unicorn.
And he revealed how he discovered a few additional hidden bothies after making his way to most of them by bicycle.
Some of these bothies are like old friends and I've been back to visit a few on many occasions.
Bothies, as we know them today, date back some 150 years.
Each of the timber-frame and cedar clad bothies would have two bedrooms and there would be parking for 12 cars.
Chairman of the Mountain Bothies Association Dr Colin Scales, said: "The decision to keep members of the public out is very distressing.
9) Ord's collection (dating from 1925 but not published until five years later) is called Bothy Ballads and Songs, though he, like Ford, did not use this title to describe a themed group of items from among the wider song tradition; rather, he rolled them all together as having been sung by men in the bothies, so that the term was 'just another name for folk-song'.
Dr Colin Scales, Chairman of the Mountain Bothies Association which refurbished the bothy 15 years ago for walkers and seafarers, branded the move "appalling".
LIFE-SAVING mountain bothies face closure because yobs are using the shelters for wild parties.
He explained: "It's now too easy to get to bothies.
The equipment will allow the search teams to detect signs of life in buildings such as in bothies and in densely forested areas.