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pup tent

Origin of pup tent
1860-65, Americanism Unabridged
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Examples from the web for pup tent
  • We had the run of a patio, an above-ground swimming pool and a clubhouse fashioned from an old pup tent.
  • His living quarters were initially a pup tent surrounded by mud.
  • Well, in this area all the nurses had to put up a pup tent.
  • Lying in my pup tent flat down with two blankets between me and the ground and am feeling fine.
  • She set up a pup tent with a fake fire and read to the students.
British Dictionary definitions for pup tent

pup tent

another name for shelter tent
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pup tent

noun phrase

A small tent; an Army shelter tent: The crew loaded pup tents and cooking equipment into motorcycle sidecars (1863+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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