shack - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shack
shack=s ( secret ) + hack.hackers do hacking from a secret palce or crude cabin
shack-> sounds like sack ... a small place to live
The wicked shackled the hero in his own shack and ransacked it.
SHACK and CHALET both of which are cabins are totally different from each other. A Shack is a roughly built hut while a Chalet is a Swiss cottage or cabin in a holiday camp.