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Variant of tepee.
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(Anthropology & Ethnology) a variant spelling of tepee
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or tee•pee

(ˈti pi)

a Plains Indian tent made from animal skins laid on a conical frame of long poles.
Sometimes, tipi.
[1735–45, Amer.; < Dakota thípi=thí- to dwell + -pi pl. indefinite abstract n. suffix]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teepee - a Native American tentteepee - a Native American tent; usually of conical shape
indian lodge, lodge - any of various Native American dwellings
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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[ˈtiːpiː] ntipi mtee-shirt [ˈtiːʃɜːrt] n = T-shirt
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References in classic literature ?
We shuddered to think of Milly, with her voice modulated and her elbows covered, pouring tea in the marble teepee of a tree murderer.
Ava's delight was obvious as she was sbown the amazing Teepee, decorated in soft rose and gold colours with blinging bunting.
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"We are thrilled with the beauty and simplicity of our teepee, which fits in perto fectly with the natural environment," she said.
If you're booking out the whole teepee for a private event, you can also order a rare-breed hog roast with apple sauce, stuffing, roast potatoes and gravy.
To add to the festivities, live local musicians have been popping in to the teepee to play a few tunes throughout December.
Jonathan Corbett said the wind had caused damage to the teepee overnight, meaning it was unable to open for safety reasons.
As well as an array of stalls, offering visitors the chance to pick upChristmasgifts, local crafts and seasonal food, a Teepee bar and an indoor-outdoor cinema, the big draw is set to be a host of private dining pods.
Despite the brief period of contestation, the Indigenous activists were permitted to erect the Teepee, albeit in a peripheral location (20 meters left), away from the main Canada Day celebration zone (Ballingall 2017).
While the Partner Teepee's van DNA is instantly evident from its chunky profile, the designers have done a decent enough job of softening its commercial aspect.
A new teepee at Ramada Timmins is serving as a welcoming touchstone for Indigenous guests, who are incorporating it into their conferences and events, while also becoming a valuable teaching tool for other visitors to the hotel.