From Middle English *hutte, hotte, borrowed from Old French hutte, hute, from Old High German hutta, from Proto-Germanic *hudjǭ, *hudjō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewt-. Cognate with German Hütte, Dutch hut, West Frisian hutte, Saterland Frisian Hutte, Danish hytte, Norwegian Bokmål hytte, Swedish hydda. Related to hide.
A short, sharp sound of command. Compare hey, hup, etc.
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