bivvy

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bivvy

(ˈbɪvɪ)
n, pl -vies
slang a small tent or shelter
[C20: shortened from bivouac]
Translations

bivvy

n (inf)Biwakzelt nt
vi to bivvy upbiwakieren
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Book of the Bivvy by Ronald Turnbull (2001) A funny, gruff and practical guide to why and how to give up BnBs.
All I had was a bivvy bag and sleeping bag and I slept in a graveyard and field during the walk.
Thousands of pounds worth of specialist fishing equipment was stolen including a Trakker barrow bag, a fishing bivvy, a holdall and landing net, Harrison Torrix rods, Sonik rods, Shimano and Diawa reels and ATT bite alarms.
Martin Smith, from Cwmbran, put in a 48 hour session in his bivvy at Lliswerry Pond and was well rewarded for riding out the wind and rain.
They made some sensible mountaineering decisions and were well equipped, not least with a bivvy shelter.
Contract notice: Framework agreement Bivvy bag 2000 and mosquito net.
Before the ship was made watertight the crew had to sleep in bivvy bags and waterproofs below decks.
I'm taking a bivvy bag to wild camp, but I might go to a hostel once a week.
You can bivvy up lakeside, bring your own motor home or caravan to one of the 18 electric hook-ups or, if you prefer a touch of luxury, you can stay in a Scandinavian log cabin, fully-fitted to a very high standard.
John Burke, Doug Lea and Andy Milross are carrying around 35lbs in the day and bedding down in bivvy bags by night as they navigate the Severn Way walk.
Most notably, many were geared up for bivvy hunting--hunting cross-country with packs on their backs and spending nights wherever they ended up at sundown.