hovel

  • 1 Hövel — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Friedrich von Hövel (1766–1826), deutscher Politiker Conrad von Höveln (1630–1689), Barockdichter Hermann Hövel (1644–1724), Bürgermeister in Arnsberg Hugo ten Hövel (1890–1953), deutscher Politiker Joseph …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Hovel — Stadt Wittmund Koordinaten: 53° 3 …

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  • 3 Hovel — Hov el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hoveled}or {Hovelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hoveling} or {Hovelling}.] To put in a hovel; to shelter. [1913 Webster] To hovel thee with swine, and rogues forlon. Shak. [1913 Webster] The poor are hoveled and hustled… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Hovel — Hov el, n. [OE. hovel, hovil, prob. a dim. fr. AS. hof house; akin to D. & G. hof court, yard, Icel. hof temple; cf. Prov. E. hove to take shelter, heuf shelter, home.] 1. An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Hövel — Hövel, ein altes stiftsfähiges u. ritterbürtiges Geschlecht, welches zum landsässigen Adel Westfalens gehörte. Auf dem Schloß Hövel (Huvele), an der Lippe im ehemaligen Hochstifte Münster, kommt schon 1026 ein Adolf von H. vor; dort besaßen die… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 hovel — [huv′əl, häv′əl] n. [ME < ?] 1. a low, open shed as for sheltering animals or storing supplies or equipment 2. any small, miserable dwelling; hut vt. hoveled or hovelled, hoveling or hovelling to shelter in a hovel …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 hovel — mid 14c., roofed passage, vent for smoke, later shed for animals (mid 15c.), of unknown origin. Meaning shed for human habitation; rude or miserable cabin is from 1620s. It also sometimes meant canopied niche for a statue or image (mid 15c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 hovel — [n] tiny unkempt house burrow, cabin, cottage, den, dump*, hole*, hut, hutch, lean to, pigpen*, pigsty*, rathole*, rattrap*, shack, shanty, shed, stall, sty*; concept 516 …

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  • 9 hovel — ► NOUN ▪ a small squalid or poorly constructed dwelling. ORIGIN of unknown origin …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 hovel — [[t]hɒ̱v(ə)l, AM hʌ̱v [/t]] hovels 1) N COUNT A hovel is a small hut, especially one which is dirty or needs a lot of repair. They lived in a squalid hovel for the next five years. Syn: shack 2) N COUNT (disapproval) You describe a house, room,… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 Hövel — 1. Wohnstättenname zu mnd. hovel »Hügel, Höcker«: »wohnhaft an/auf einem Hügel«. 2. Herkunftsname zu den Ortsnamen Hövel (Nordrhein Westfalen), Hovel (Niedersachsen) …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • 12 hovel — n. a miserable, wretched hovel * * * [ hɒv(ə)l] wretched hovel a miserable …

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  • 13 hovel — UK [ˈhɒv(ə)l] / US [ˈhɑvəl] noun [countable] Word forms hovel : singular hovel plural hovels a small and dirty or untidy house …

    English dictionary

  • 14 hovel — /ˈhɒvəl / (say hovuhl) noun 1. a small, mean dwelling house; a wretched hut. 2. an open shed, as for sheltering cattle, tools, etc. –verb (t) (hovelled or, US, hoveled, hovelling or, US, hoveling) 3. Obsolete to shelter or lodge as …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 hovel — /huv euhl, hov /, n., v., hoveled, hoveling or (esp. Brit.) hovelled, hovelling. n. 1. a small, very humble dwelling house; a wretched hut. 2. any dirty, disorganized dwelling. 3. an open shed, as for sheltering cattle or tools. v.t. 4. to… …

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  • 16 hovel — 1. noun a) An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather. b) A poor cottage; a small, mean …

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  • 17 Hovel — This is one of the most interesting surnames. It is of French locational origins, and a genuine example of a survivor from the famous Conquest of England in 1066. First recorded in the later Domesday Book, the original name holder Ralph de Havile …

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  • 18 hovel — hov•el [[t]ˈhʌv əl, ˈhɒv [/t]] n. v. eled, el•ing (esp. brit.) elled, el•ling. 1) a small, very humble dwelling 2) any dirty, disorganized dwelling 3) agr. an open shed, as for sheltering cattle or tools 4) to shelter or lodge as in a hovel •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 hovel — noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century 1. an open shed or shelter 2. tabernacle 3. a small, wretched, and often dirty house ; hut …

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  • 20 hovel — Synonyms and related words: Augean stables, burrow, coop, crib, dump, hole, hut, hutch, pesthole, pigpen, pigsty, plague spot, rookery, shack, shanty, slum, stable, sty, tenement, the slums, tumbledown shack, warren …

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