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pyramidal tent

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pyramidal tent a large tent shaped like a pyramid; can hold half a dozen people
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Usage

In literature:

But the skeletons of the pyramid tents alone remained.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
We decided to pitch our small pyramidal tent on a fairly well-drained bit of turf not far from Guzman's little hut.
"Inca Land" by Hiram Bingham
Infantry equipment or old model shelter tent, see paragraph 792, in 'Method of Folding Pyramidal Tent'.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the" by War Department
He came out of the tent into the moonlight, and looked up at the pyramid.
"Brood of the Witch-Queen" by Sax Rohmer
The tent itself was brown, and made like a pyramid.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
Tents were pyramid in shape.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
In other respects conical tents are erected practically as in the case of pyramidal tents.
"Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911" by United States War Department
Up against the easy ascent extended the long rows of white tents, shining under the silvery moonbeam like pyramids of snow.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
In other respects conical tents are erected practically as in the case of pyramidal tents, as explained in par.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
By such methods an A tent is erected as quickly as a "pyramid," a miner's, or any of the others.
"Camp and Trail" by Stewart Edward White
There were tents with flying standards, tethered stads, pyramids of stacked spears like hayricks, and pacing sentries.
"Quest of the Golden Ape" by Ivar Jorgensen
Pyramids of firewood were scattered among the tents, and already many of the Rajputs had assembled by the unlit piles, talking and embracing.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
In other respects conical tents are erected practically as in the case of pyramidal tents.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army" by U. S. War Department
They are passing me slowly, on their way across the desert from the Pyramid of Meydum to a narrow ravine where a tent is erected.
"Tales of Secret Egypt" by Sax Rohmer
The rusty tents resembled dwarf pyramids standing upon some desert seen from afar off.
"The Dreamer of Dreams" by Marie, Queen of Roumania
At one side of the meadow, under a mighty fir tree, stood the herder's tent, a white pyramid among the green foliage.
"Tales from the X-bar Horse Camp" by Will C. Barnes
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