Definition of Quonset hut

1. Noun. A prefabricated hut of corrugated iron having a semicircular cross section.

Exact synonyms: Nissen Hut
Generic synonyms: Army Hut, Field Hut, Hut



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quonset Hut

Quinquatrias
Quintana Roo
Quintation
Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus
Quirite
Quirites
Quirkian
Quiscalus
Quiscalus quiscula
Quitman
Quito
Quiverfull
Quixote
Qum
Quonset
Quonset hut (current term)
Quonsets
Quoratean
Quorn
Quotron
Quotrons
Qur'an
Qur'ans
Quran
Quranically
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R&D
R&F
R&O
R&R

Literary usage of Quonset hut

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1. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"According to current rumors, two bottles of almost any liquor was good for a load of lumber, and for a case a Quonset hut might be unloaded by mistake. ..."

2. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"The Palaemon, however, featured a high, metal-canopied superstructure for the protection of Saturn stages, reminiscent of a military quonset hut set atop ..."

3. Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea by William T. Bowers, William M. Hammond, George L. MacGarrigle (1997)
"A quonset hut with two Ping-Pong tables served for an enlisted men's club, and the only other forms of entertainment were cards and dice. ..."

4. Desert Dancing: Exploring the Land, the People, the Legends of the by Len Wilcox (2000)
"... a World War II vintage quonset hut, or a stone and wood shack that was neglected. It looked a little forlorn because if the owner wasn't busy tending ..."

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