bothy

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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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Thus much of the eclectic song repertoire that featured in the bothies and chaumers of the North-East before the First World War, when Greig and Duncan were collecting songs, was excluded, in line with current academic thinking as described above.