a tent of the American Indians, made usually from animal skins laid on a conical frame of long poles and having an opening at the top for ventilation and a flap door.
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How to use teepee in a sentence
There were many cone-shaped teepees, which had sprung up since the day before upon the wide plain.
In a sheltered spot his egg-shaped teepees were ranged in circular form.
She could pitch the prettiest teepees, and her nimble, small fingers worked very skilfully with the needle.
Wazeyah, the god of winter, still waged war, and the snow was piled high around their teepees.
They pitched the teepees, looking like a trio of white conical bowlders, in a well-protected bottom.
British Dictionary definitions for teepee
a variant spelling of tepee
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