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Definition of Hovel

Hovel

  1. An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.
  2. A poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut.
  3. A large conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped.
  4. To put in a hovel; to shelter.

Hovel Quotations

I might have been born in a hovel but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars.
Jacqueline Cochran

Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace

Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
Emily Bronte
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Hovel Translations

hovel in Norwegian is skur
hovel in Swedish is kyffe, skjul
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