One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Temporary accommodation provided for shearers during their employment on a sheep station.‘it's a sheep station with shearers' huts that are like four-star accommodation inside’
- ‘Even where the homestead was still comparatively primitive it was still far from the insect-ridden shearers' hut.’
- ‘There's twenty or thirty chaps of the right sort in the shearers' hut.’
- ‘He came down the drive to tell us the shearers' hut had burnt down.’
- ‘Simply being the brother of an All Black was enough to obtain tea and a bunk in a shearers' hut.’
- ‘Station owners had begun to invest in tourism, converting shearers' quarters to paddocks for city dwellers.’
- ‘Our original domicile was again moved, and became part of the shearers' hut.’
- ‘Can you picture to yourself the scene that night in the shearers' hut?’
- ‘About a quarter of a mile from the woolshed was the shearers' hut.’
- ‘They watched him ride up the valley past the shearers' hut.’
- ‘The shearers' quarters had seemed the obvious place for him to move into.’
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