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a hut or small cottage.
Historical Examples

My Schools and Schoolmasters Hugh Miller
Auld Licht Idylls J. M. Barrie
Auld Licht Idylls J. M. Barrie
Auld Licht Idylls J. M. Barrie
Patsy S. R. Crockett
Patsy S. R. Crockett
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2 Various
Patsy S. R. Crockett
A Life’s Eclipse George Manville Fenn
Patsy S. R. Crockett

noun (mainly Scot) (pl) bothies
a cottage or hut
(esp in NE Scotland) a farmworker’s summer quarters
a mountain shelter


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