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umbrella tent

noun
1.
a small tent with a metal frame consisting of ribs that radiate from a single supporting pole.
Origin of umbrella tent
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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  • Here the umbrella tent was erected, the gun reloaded, and the mining utensils carefully unpacked.

  • The heir of the house of Gribble junior was asleep in a corner under an umbrella tent.

    London's Heart B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • Mrs. Gribble junior went to the umbrella tent, and softly raised it.

    London's Heart B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • Mr. Parker unloaded the car and went to work with a will hammering the metal stakes of the umbrella tent.

    Voice from the Cave Mildred A. Wirt
  • However, the government man was all smiles as he pulled up not far from the umbrella tent.

    Voice from the Cave Mildred A. Wirt

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