wall tent

  1. a tent having four perpendicular sides, usually larger and with more headroom than most pyramid-shaped tents.

Origin of wall tent

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

Words Nearby wall tent

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How to use wall tent in a sentence

  • You will take one wall tent for the officers, Captain, and the men will each carry their half of a shelter tent.

  • Fig. 309 shows some of the ordinary forms of tents, the wall tent, the Baker tent and the canoe tent.

  • One of the company lingered behind to see what manner of people these were who were so comfortably camped out in a wall-tent.

    The Boy Settlers | Noah Brooks
  • I once camped for a week in a wall tent, with a Philadelphia party, and in cold weather.

    Woodcraft and Camping | George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
  • We had a wall tent which we used for an office when in a permanent camp, furnished with two small field desks and a folding table.