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Madison went to a tavern the night of the 25th, but there were rumors that the British were coming to capture him, and he was evacuated to what has been called a “hovel in the woods,” possibly a shack belonging to a ferryman just above Great Falls.
IN 1814, BRITISH FORCES BURNED THE U.S. CAPITOLJOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She died when he was 12, and the gang MS-13 took over the house where they had been living, which was little more than a shack.
TO STAY OR TO GO?HANNAH DREIERDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For Barack Obama, it’s the tolerance and opportunity that allowed a man whose father grew up in a “tin-roof shack” in Kenya to achieve any dream he wanted.
WE TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE U.S., NOT TO LOVE IT — OR HATE ITDANIEL IMMERWAHRDECEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
His “Night Spot” is a humble shack with grand ambitions, as is revealed by the sign announcing that it’s the Congo Club.
IN THE GALLERIES: PERSPECTIVES ON BLENDING CULTURE AND IDENTITYMARK JENKINSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
From stellar sushi to poke by the pound, from the Ritz-Carlton to roadside shacks, here’s where you should be eating right now.
38 EXCITING WAYS TO EAT IN HONOLULU RIGHT NOWEATER STAFFDECEMBER 2, 2020EATER
Even the Chinese shrimp-pickers were lounging on the beach before their little shack village.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Bergin dug a big hole behind that ole vacant shack of hisn, and buried about a ton of tin cans.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
After breakfast fixed up shack—shelves, benches, tools, etc.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
All clear, Tom called, and there was a sudden rush of wet figures for the poor sanctuary of the tumbledown shack.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
But Monte come to the shack and watched Cash through a knothole the size of one eye till Cash opened up his heart and the bag.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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WORDS RELATED TO SHACK

  • burrow
  • cabin
  • cottage
  • den
  • dump
  • hole
  • hut
  • hutch
  • lean-to
  • pigpen
  • pigsty
  • rathole
  • rattrap
  • shack
  • shanty
  • shed
  • stall
  • sty
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