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pup tent

  

      n      another name for       shelter tent  
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tent          [1]  
      n  
1   
a    a portable shelter of canvas, plastic, or other waterproof material supported on poles and fastened to the ground by pegs and ropes  
b    (as modifier)  
tent peg     
2    something resembling this in function or shape  
      vb  
3    intr   to camp in a tent  
4    tr   to cover with or as if with a tent or tents  
5    tr   to provide with a tent as shelter  
     (C13: from Old French tente, from Latin tentorium something stretched out, from tendere to stretch)  
  tented      adj  
  tentless      adj  
  tentlike      adj  

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n.
a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing or tents
also known as "cotton duck" or "duck canvas"
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