Definition of Sealskin tent

1. Noun. Tent that is an Eskimo summer dwelling.

Exact synonyms: Tupek, Tupik
Generic synonyms: Collapsible Shelter, Tent



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sealskin Tent

sealine
sealines
sealing
sealing-wax
sealing material
sealing washer
sealing wax
sealings
sealion
sealions
sealless
seallike
seals
sealship
sealskin
sealskin tent (current term)
sealskins
sealwax
sealwaxes
sealyhams
seam
seam allowance
seam allowances
seamaid
seamaids
seaman
seaman apprentice
seaman recruit
seamanite
seamanlike

Literary usage of Sealskin tent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition by John Murdoch (1892)
"... had tents of deerskin, and I remember also seeing one sealskin tent at the same place, which, it is my impression, ..."

2. The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of by Adolf Erik Nordenskiƶld (1885)
"During winter a sealskin tent was probably stretched over this opening, but it was removed for the time, probably to permit the summer heat to penetrate ..."

3. The Labrador Coast: A Journal of Two Summer Cruises to that Region by Alpheus Spring Packard (1891)
"An Eskimo family had evidently been summering there in a sealskin tent. The marks of their temporary sojourn were t-he circle of water-worn stones which had ..."

4. Human Geography by Joseph Russell Smith (1921)
"When spring comes and the snow house begins to melt, the family moves into a sealskin tent or into a hut built of stones chinked with dirt. ..."

5. Human Geography by Joseph Russell Smith (1921)
"When spring comes and the snow house begins to melt, the family moves into a sealskin tent or into a hut built of stones chinked with dirt. ..."

6. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1865)
"... and confined to my fur bed, inside the topic (the sealskin tent used in summer). I felt no inclination to eat until the kind-hearted Twe- roong came in, ..."

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