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Variant of tepee.


n, pl -pis
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a variant spelling of tepee


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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tipi - a Native American tenttipi - 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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Anna even helped me plant turnips, sugar beets, and oats in between the cornrows and in front of the Tipi Condo.
Next came a stand-alone display case containing a model-sized, beaded Kiowa tipi of deer hide made in 2010 and depicting Native Americans of the twenty-first century seated on fold-up metal chairs.
Bulgular: Lezyon seviyesi ve ciddiyetine gore, OY'li hastalar arasinda yas, cinsiyet, hastalik suresi, norojenik mesane tipi, MCC, kompliyans ve kabuldeki mesane bosaltim yontemi acisindan fark bulunmadi (p>0,05).
As well as two types of Mongolian yurt and an 18-foot tipi, you could also try the lavvu, used by the Sami people of Northern Scandinavia, or the luxurious alachigh, which originates in Iran.
In an area like the Great Plains, that is dominated by archaeological discussions of Palaeoindians, bison hunting and animal butchering (Frison 1991), tipi rings are one way to study a wider range of hunter-gatherer activities.
Epstein even went so far as to add a 600-square-foot heated guest tipi on the property grounds.
Made of cotton muslin and measuring 407 x 200 cm (159 x 78 inches), the ROM's tipi liner, unlike some examples, appears to display the deeds of a single individual, painted by one draftsman.
Not surprisingly, a lot of CSA members are Tipi Knife owners and the constant migration between the firing line and Bill Snow's tailgate is ample demonstration of the power of his craft to fire the imagination.
95) blends traditional insights into tipi construction and development with a retelling of old-timers stories and a blending in of art to make for a fine survey of construction techniques, decorations, cultural meaning, and more.