What does hovel mean?

Definitions for hovelˈhʌv əl, ˈhɒv-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty(noun)

    small crude shelter used as a dwelling

Wiktionary

  1. hovel(Noun)

    An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.

  2. hovel(Noun)

    A poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut.

  3. hovel(Noun)

    In the manufacture of porcelain, a large, conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped.

  4. hovel(Verb)

    To put in a hovel; to shelter.

  5. Origin: From hovel, hovil, hovylle, diminutive of hof, from hufan, from keup-, equivalent to . Cognate with hof, Hof, hof. Related to hove and hover.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hovel(noun)

    an open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather

  2. Hovel(noun)

    a poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut

  3. Hovel(noun)

    a large conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped

  4. Hovel(verb)

    to put in a hovel; to shelter

  5. Origin: [OE. hovel, hovil, prob. a dim. fr. AS. hof house; akin to D. & G. hof court, yard, Icel. hof temple; cf. Prov. E. hove to take shelter, heuf shelter, home.]

Freebase

  1. Hövel

    Hövel is a village part of the city and municipality of Sundern, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hovel

    hov′el, n. a small or mean dwelling: a shed.—v.t. to put in a hovel: to shelter: to construct a chimney so as to prevent smoking, by making two of the more exposed walls higher than the others, or making an opening on one side near the top:—pr.p. hov′elling; pa.p. hov′elled.n. Hov′eller, a boatman acting as a non-certificated pilot or doing any kind of occasional work on the coast: a small coasting-vessel. [Dim. of A.S. hof, a dwelling.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hovel in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hovel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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