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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a shelter.

Usage examples (19)
  • He winked heavily, pulling back the tent-fly, and paused.
  • From where he lay, through the open tent-fly, he could see a portion of the windfall barrier which had been the cause of the disaster.
  • Her eyes fell upon Hamoud who, sitting on his heels near her chair, was watching her face by the light of the talc-sided lanterns that dangled from the tent-fly.
  • We'd come in at sunset from the south, and so saw nothing of the battlefield, but they were burying the dead in scores, and I'd chanced to glance aside through an open... for more
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