a cone-shaped tent having a single central supporting pole
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How to use bell tent in a sentence
He had to sleep in a bell tent with seven others, radiating like spokes of a wheel from the centre tent pole.On the Fringe of the Great Fight | George G. Nasmith
As she did so Bindle proceeded to explain and expound the salient characteristics of the army bell-tent.
For the next hour the Bindles and their assistant scout were engaged in getting the bell-tent into habitable condition.
Behind a large acetylene motor-lamp, walked Patrol-leader Smithers, searching for one single erect bell-tent—there was none.
The lieutenant had also a very small bell-tent, the canvas of which formed scarcely half a load for a man.In the Rocky Mountains | W. H. G. Kingston