Definition of Tentmaker

1. Noun. Someone who makes or repairs tents.

Generic synonyms: Maker, Shaper



Definition of Tentmaker

1. n. One whose occupation it is to make tents.

Definition of Tentmaker

1. Noun. A manufacturer of tents. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tentmaker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tentmaker

tenthly
tenthmetre
tenthredinides
tenths
tentie
tentier
tentiest
tentifly
tentiginous
tentigo
tentigos
tenting
tentings
tentless
tentlike
tentmaker (current term)
tentmakers
tentoria
tentorial
tentorial angle
tentorial nerve
tentorial notch
tentorial sinus
tentorial surface
tentories
tentorium
tentorium of hypophysis
tentory
tentpole
tentpoles

Literary usage of Tentmaker

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1. The Stag Cook Book: Written for Men by Men by Carroll Mac Sheridan (1922)
"Eight years ago, when I was first playing "Omar, the tentmaker," I became acquainted with various members of the Persian Embassy, who were especially ..."

2. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1899)
"OMAR NOT A tentmaker.—The tentmaking ascribed to the singing Omar disturbs the ... The idea that the Persian astronomer royal was a tentmaker, it says. ..."

3. Sabbath evening readings on the New Testament by John Cumming (1858)
"Let us mark the singular and central object here; one that was once a tentmaker, yet a pupil at the feet of the most accomplished professor of his age, ..."

4. Cromwell's Army: A History of the English Soldier During the Civil Wars, the by Charles Harding Firth (1902)
"tentmaker. It is humbly desired that a tentmaker may bee continued, tor there are noe men in this country that have any skill in making or mending of tents ..."

5. Typee: Areal Romance of the South Sea by Herman Melville (1892)
"BOTOLPH SOCIETY 53 BEACON STREET BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Omar, tke tentmaker A ROMANCE OF OLD PERSIA By NATHAN HASKELL DOLE Author of "The Spell of ..."

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