bivvy

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bivvy

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

bivvy

n (inf)Biwakzelt nt
vi to bivvy upbiwakieren
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Two rescuers on skis found the man and his dog wrapped up in a bivvy bag at an altitude above 3,000ft two hours later.
Jasper Winn cycles, walks, boats and paddleboards his way around it; hitching lifts, gleaning stories and sleeping in a bivvy bag beside the towpath.
Sleeping mat, bivvy and sleeping bag unrolled, All essentials to keep out the cold.
BIVVY BAGS If you like to walk or cycle and getting off the beaten track is your favoured option, a bivvy bag is the ideal choice.
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.
I'm taking a bivvy bag to wild camp, but I might go to a hostel once a week.
As I walked around lakes on Sunday morning, I took the opportunity to speak to specialist anglers who were spending their day looking to set their own personal best from the comforts of the well pegged down bivvy's.
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.