Definition of Fly tent

1. Noun. A tent with a fly front.

Generic synonyms: Collapsible Shelter, Tent
Terms within: Fly, Fly Sheet, Rainfly, Tent Flap, Tent-fly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fly Tent

fly like a rock
fly low
fly off
fly off the handle
fly on
fly on the wall
fly open
fly orchid
fly out
fly out of the traps
fly outs
fly poison
fly rod
fly sheet
fly swatter
fly tent (current term)
fly the coop
fly the freak flag
fly the nest

Literary usage of Fly tent

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

1. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1903)
"I consider that the advantage of a double fly tent is so great that such tents should be used. Our hospital marquee, which is the tent of our general ..."

2. The Prevention of Disease in Armies in the Field by Robert Caldwell (1905)
"It follows, therefore, that to obtain the best results as regards protection against heat in the double- fly tent it is essential that there should be an ..."

3. The Story of the Great March: From the Diary of a Staff Officer by George Ward Nichols (1865)
"The rain patters upon the fly-tent over my head, and sputters in the fire, which, made from South Carolina rails, burns as brightly as it may under the ..."

4. Downing's Civil War Diary by Alexander G. Downing (1916)
"... only a fly-tent at night. Now I never could stand to carry a heavy knapsack, generally not carrying enough to make it keep Its shape, Before we left ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"We had with us a small fly-tent and the necessary cooking utensils, and no pleasure party in a steam-yacht ever experienced a more charming trip. ..."

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