It was a precarious life, tented on the fairgrounds with all earnings in cash.
By 6:15, the tented concession stands have run out of sandwiches and chips and are only selling granola bars and soda.
Ours is not the tented field— We no earthly weapons wield— Light and love, our sword and shield,Truth our panoply.
And lot in the cytes of the playne/ & tented tyll he came to Sodome.
Had it been possessed by a man it would surely have driven him to the tented field for his profession.
tented Gipsies have been seen about Baltimore for the last seventy years.
It was in the "tented field" that could be found those qualities which make man the true nobility of the world.
It shows him in flannels, after some great feat upon the tented field.
They have won many a battle for us already upon the tented field.
For this reason the pattern is not a loop, but a tented arch.
c.1300, "portable shelter of skins or cloths stretched over poles," from Old French tente (12c.), from Medieval Latin tenta "a tent," noun use of fem. singular of Latin tentus "stretched," variant past participle of tendere "to stretch" (see tenet). The notion is of "stretching" hides over a framework. Tent caterpillar first recorded 1854.
"to camp in a tent," 1856, from tent (n.). Related: Tented; tenting.
tent 1 (těnt)
A canopy used in various types of inhalation therapy to control the humidity and oxygen concentration of inspired air.
A small, cylindrical plug of lint or gauze used to keep open or probe a wound or an orifice. v. tent·ed, tent·ing, tents
To keep a wound or an orifice open with such a plug.