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pup tent

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pup tent

n
(Military) another name for shelter tent
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shel′ter tent`


n.
a small military tent for two persons.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pup tent - a wedge-shaped tentpup tent - a wedge-shaped tent; usually without a floor or windows
collapsible shelter, tent - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
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Translations

pup tent

n (US Mil) → Zweimannzelt nt
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soldiers wearing ponchos, Doyle recalled that putting two ponchos together would create a two-man pup tent.
Across the sidewalk is a colourful pup tent that he keeps filled with live monarch caterpillars.
Earlier this year, Matt had put up a pup tent near the creek and 9-year-old Alan liked to do his homework there.
That is why, in addition to a two-level 199 space covered above ground parking garage, there are racks for about 200 bicycles, along with a caged kennel area called Pup Tent where pedestrians can safely leave their dogs while they shop.
THE NIGHT WAS as dark as the inside of Dracula's coffin, an unpleasant simile that occurred to me as 1 bumbled through the brush, trying to find the pup tent I'd set up in the light of day.
I woke up in my pup tent and next to me was my Brownie box camera, with film and filled with water.
Most campers don't sleep under the stars with just a sleeping bag or in a little pup tent as in years gone by.
Tamalpais Its slopes are drawn into an unmistakable frown, expressive of its disappointment with my lack of grandeur, my raggy pup tent of a life.
It's out of the pup tent and into the yurt for dogs (and cats) in Oregon.
The Porcupinity of the Stars is poetry as adventure -- crampons and pup tent optional.