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Place-name evidence for the history of modern English hut

Hough, C. (2000) Place-name evidence for the history of modern English hut. Neophilologus, 84 (4). pp. 627-628. ISSN 0028-2677 (doi:10.1023/A:1004899925468)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1004899925468

Abstract

Citations of hut in the Oxford English Dictionary are substantially ante-dated by occurrences of the word in the place-names Hutfall and The Hutt. The place-name evidence also demonstrates that the sense ''a dwelling of ruder and meaner construction . . . than a house'' is earlier than the sense ''a wooden structure for the temporary housing of troops''.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hough, Prof Carole
Authors: Hough, C.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language
Journal Name:Neophilologus
Publisher:Springer Netherlands
ISSN:0028-2677
ISSN (Online):1572-8668
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