Search Result for "shelter tent":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a wedge-shaped tent; usually without a floor or windows;
[syn: pup tent, shelter tent]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shelter \Shel"ter\, n. [Cf. OE. scheltrun, shiltroun, schelltrome, scheldtrome, a guard, squadron, AS. scildtruma a troop of men with shields; scild shield + truma a band of men. See Shield, n.] 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. [1913 Webster] The sick and weak the healing plant shall aid, From storms a shelter, and from heat a shade. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. One who protects; a guardian; a defender. [1913 Webster] Thou [God] hast been a shelter for me. --Ps. lxi. 3. [1913 Webster] 3. The state of being covered and protected; protection; security. [1913 Webster] Who into shelter takes their tender bloom. --Young. [1913 Webster] Shelter tent,a small tent made of pieces of cotton duck arranged to button together. In field service the soldiers carry the pieces. [1913 Webster] Syn: Asylum; refuge; retreat; covert; sanctuary; protection; defense; security. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shelter tent n 1: a wedge-shaped tent; usually without a floor or windows [syn: pup tent, shelter tent]