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HUTSHostages, Unknowns, Terrorists, Shooters (sniper term)
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Some of my people were seated outside of a hut, talking together over a fire.
In fact, we could hear them passing to and fro among the huts, making inquiries, and at last Chal-az thought it best to go to the doorway of his dwelling, which consisted of many huts joined together, lest they enter and search.
Keeping well in the shadows of the huts he commenced a systematic search of the village--ears, eyes and nose constantly upon the alert for the first intimation of the near presence of Meriem.
This the chief agreed to, stipulating the kind and quantity of game to be paid in return for flour, goats, and fowl, and a certain number of huts that were to be turned over to the visitors.
Armed men rushed from the interior of many a hut and raced madly across the clearing toward the excited sentry.
Tremblingly Kaviri tottered to his feet, calling to his people to come from their huts; but none responded to his summons.
Through the centre runs a wide pathway intersected at right angles by other pathways so arranged as to cut the huts into square blocks, each block being the quarters of a company.
For an hour he crept about in the rear of the various huts and tents in an effort to locate that in which his master's mate was imprisoned.
The Prince lifted her on to his horse, and soon they reached the hut, where the old woman got down, and turning to the Prince said, 'Just wait a moment, and I will give you something.' And she disappeared into her hut, but returned very soon and said,
The second hut was easier to erect, for I built it against the first, and only three walls were required.
Captain Helding of the Wanderer , accompanied by his officers, entered the hut, in high spirits at the prospect of a change.
Suddenly he heard Denisov shouting in a vibrating voice behind the hut, evidently much excited.