Hovel – meaning of the word and examples

A small, very humble dwelling house; a wretched hut. (Dictionary.com)

Any dirty, disorganised dwelling. (Dictionary.com)

An open shed, as for sheltering cattle or tools. (Dictionary.com)

An open shed or shelter. (Merriam – Webster)

A small, wretched, and often dirty house: Hut. (Merriam – Webster)

A small home that is dirty and in bad condition. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Examples

Hovel in the Hills: An Account of the Simple Life. 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hovel-Hills-Account-Simple-Life/dp/1871083311

The castle and the hovel: or, The two sceptics.

https://books.google.gr/books?id=u9YDAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA2&lpg=PA2&dq=hovel&source=bl&ots=wS-1HPzbqy&sig=T1oGOKm3q6lUeudrmvjEPHVwQWc&hl=el&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjhiNrOu5XfAhUHKBoKHc2tCX44FBDoATAGegQIAxAB#v=onepage&q=hovel&f=false

This magical medieval ‘hovel’ for sale in Buckinghamshire exudes fairy tale charm.

https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/lifestyle/property/a20159361/medieval-hovel-for-sale-buckinghamshire-fairy-tale/

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