shelter tent

shel·ter tent
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shel-ter tent]
    • /ˈʃɛl tər tɛnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shel-ter tent]
    • /ˈʃɛl tər tɛnt/

Definitions of shelter tent words

  • noun shelter tent a small, two-person, military tent consisting of two halves (shelter halves) buttoned or tied together, held up by accessory ropes and poles. 1
  • noun shelter tent a military tent for two men 0
  • noun shelter tent a small, portable tent that shelters two persons: it is made by fastening together two sections (shelter halves) 0

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Origin of shelter tent

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65

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Parts of speech for Shelter tent


shelter tent popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

shelter tent usage trend in Literature

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