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both·y

 (bŏth′ē)
n. pl. both·ies Scots
A hut or small cottage.

[Ultimately from Old Irish both, hut; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

bothy

(ˈbɒθɪ)
n, pl bothies
1. a cottage or hut
2. (esp in NE Scotland) a farmworker's summer quarters
3. a mountain shelter
[C18: perhaps related to booth]
Translations

bothy

n (Scot) → Schutzhütte f
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Shelter Stone - The Artist and The Mountain project is a partnership between an artists' institution, The Strict Nature Reserve and The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA).
For years, Iona has made the seasonal journey moving horses from one farm to the other, which takes three days' riding, and has stopped off to sleep in bothies along the way.
It also impacts adversely on those who use and enjoy the bothies and who act responsibly towards them.
Our schedule doesn't allow for us to linger long enough to bear witness, but we have little doubt that the President will be speaking of the great achievement of the region: how it has re-interpreted the old and established traditional values in a contemporary way--just as our bothies have illustrated to us.
Appeal Inspector Wenda Fabian said she accepted the development as "small scale" - it has a bunkhouse and five bothies with a maximum 30 bed spaces.
These were personal possessions that accompanied their owners on their sojourns from farm to farm, and formed, for the duration of the men's engagements, part of the furnishings of successive bothies.
Since its introduction in the 1870s, sheep rearing has been a profitable staple of the Patagonian economy, spawning a rich vernacular of outhouses and barns (for storing and drying sheepskins) along with shepherd's bothies, stables, kennels and estancias.
He said: "The bothies are at rail level so if the fire were severe enough and the wind had caught it, it would have blown flames over the track and trains.
The Mountain Bothies Association spent hundreds of pounds to make it watertight for anyone needing shelter.
Outdoors expert Mr Dave Hewitt said it was possible that Mr Sinclair was staying in bothies - rough shelters found across the Highlands.
The Mountain Bothies Association are a charity who maintain about 100 shelters in some of the remotest parts of the UK.
Although much of that has been replaced over the years, the Mountain Bothies Association has been advised that the bothy is unsafe for public use.