- a cone-shaped tent having a single central supporting pole
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The inconveniences arising from dressing in a bell-tent had sorely ruffled her temper.
Their guide paused at the entrance of a bell-tent, and deposited the Japanese basket on the ground.
We shall be two in a bell-tent, or dozens in a big store tent, uncertain yet which, and we are to have a bath tent.
Last night almost choked in the bell-tent, the night before sea-sick, and now wakened up for rum and cawfee.The Red Horizon
For the next hour the Bindles and their assistant scout were engaged in getting the bell-tent into habitable condition.