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bell tent

noun
  1. a cone-shaped tent having a single central supporting pole
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Historical Examples of bell tent

  • The inconveniences arising from dressing in a bell-tent had sorely ruffled her temper.

    Mrs. Bindle

    Hebert Jenkins

  • Their guide paused at the entrance of a bell-tent, and deposited the Japanese basket on the ground.

    Mrs. Bindle

    Hebert Jenkins

  • 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

    Patrick MacGill

  • For the next hour the Bindles and their assistant scout were engaged in getting the bell-tent into habitable condition.

    Mrs. Bindle

    Hebert Jenkins