Hut vs Hutch - What's the difference?

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Hut is a related term of hutch.

As nouns the difference between hut and hutch

is that hut is hat or hut can be guard while hutch is a cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.

As a verb hutch is

to hoard or lay up, in a chest.




(en noun)
  • a small wooden shed
  • a primitive dwelling
  • Verb

  • (rare, archaic, transitive) to put into a hut
  • to hut troops in winter quarters
  • (rare, archaic, intransitive) to take shelter in a hut
  • * Washington Irving
  • The troops hutted among the heights of Morristown.


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  • A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
  • * 1960 , , chapter 16,
  • To reach the courtroom, on the second floor, one passed sundry sunless county cubbyholes: the tax assessor,... the circuit clerk, the judge of probate lived in cool dim hutches that smelled
  • A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
  • A measure of two Winchester bushels.
  • (mining) The case of a flour bolt.
  • (mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
  • A jig for washing ore.
  • Verb

  • To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
  • * Milton
  • She hutched the ore.
  • (mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.