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[ten-tij] /ˈtɛn tɪdʒ/
tents collectively; equipment or supply of tents.
Origin of tentage
First recorded in 1595-1605; tent1 + -age Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Behind them came a third, a big quartermaster's wagon, drawn by six mules and loaded with tentage and rations.

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  • We travelled light, with no tentage, and when it rained at night we curled up in our bedding under our slickers.

  • They toiled constantly until they had every wounded officer and man supplied with tentage, cots, blankets, and clean clothes.

  • There were no barracks in Port Tampa, and it was too late to go into camp even if we had our tentage with us, which we did not.

  • tentage was required, pup tents for the front and large tents and flies at the camps.

British Dictionary definitions for tentage


tents collectively
a supply of tents or tenting equipment
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