Definition of Bivvies

1. Noun. (plural of bivvy) ¹



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Definition of Bivvies

1. bivvy [v] - See also: bivvy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bivvies

bivious
bivis
bivittate
bivium
bivocal
bivoltine
bivouac
bivouac sack
bivouac sacks
bivouack
bivouacked
bivouacking
bivouacks
bivouacs
bivvied
bivvies (current term)
bivvy
bivvying
bivy
biwa
biwas
biweeklies
biweekly
biwreye
biwreyed
biwreyes
biwreying
bix
bixbite
bixbyite

Literary usage of Bivvies

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1. The History of Company B, 311th Infantry, in the World War by Benjamin Allison Colonna, Bert W. Stiles (1922)
"So B Co. was routed out of its bivvies, and donned packs and ammunition, ... It didn't take long to start B Co. toward our bivvies, very much disgusted with ..."

2. The Way to Victory by Philip Gibbs (1919)
"They looked hard and fit, and were whistling ragtime tunes as they sat outside their "bivvies" writing letters. I have no time to-day to tell some of the ..."

3. History of the 107th Infantry, U.S.A. by Gerald F. Jacobson (1920)
"We slept in "bivvies" that the "Squareheads" had occupied the night before, and had some consolation in the fact. The British relieved us the next night, ..."

4. The Seventh Manchesters, July 1916 to March 1919 by S. J. Wilson (1920)
"... they had recently vacated, but the 41 st divisional RE's. had been busy upon them during our absence, and a few habitable bivvies had been made. ..."

5. Gun Fodder: The Diary of Four Years of War by Arthur Hamilton Gibbs (1919)
"... only troubles with telephone lines were brought about by our own infantry who removed lengths of five hundred yards or so to mend their bivvies with. ..."

6. Men and Tanks by James Cheyne Macintosh (1921)
"The crews then emerged, camouflaged up, and dropped straight off to sleep in the bivvies which the advance party had already erected for them. ..."

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