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hovel

the conical building enclosing a kiln
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Hovel

A open-sided shed, covered overhead for shelter of livestock, produce, or people; a poorly constructed and ill-kept house.
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hovel

1. A shed open at the sides and covered overhead for sheltering livestock, produce, or people.
2. A poorly constructed and ill-kept house.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The hovel now gone was more than a sleeping place for the couple that built it and their boy.
This Grade II listed property, which is on Duck Lane in Ludgershall near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, is believed to be the last original hovel in the UK and is mentioned indirectly within the Domesday Book.
"It really is a beautiful home." The Hovel is being marketed by agent Michael Graham via ONTHEMARKET.com
The judge who jailed her said the children "must have been cold" and "on occasion hungry" and "lived in a flearidden hovel".
It took much thought about the location of The Hovel. This is sort of unrelated to the other projects written about in your magazine, but nonetheless, it is a project.
Kent's advice to Lear is to take refuge in the hovel nearby, because nature has turned the heath into a place of darkness (3.2.43-45).
One of the kids said:" The kidnappers kept us in a hovel and gave us no food." The parents of the rescued kids avoided to comment.
Ali currently lives in a tiny hovel in the same rubbish strewn slum near railway tracks where Ismail lives.
From "a free distribution, tabloid-sized weekly newspaper" averaging 20 pages and headquartered in a "two-room hovel," Zelnik led the Herald to a modern office building in Rio Grande, New Jersey and to a page count up to 100 emphasizing news coverage of local government.
Described by estate agent Newland Rennie Wilkins as 'a detached, galvanised and timber bungalow', this remote hovel near Usk was lived in until resident Llewellyn Morgan died in January.
MAKES them share a mattress in a filthy hovel with five dogs.
Now, I'm not sure if I'm the first to tell you that there are currently millions of Americans (not living alone in a hovel) who are living large with all the modern conveniences of today running off solar energy.