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