Definition of Lean-to tent
1. Noun. Tent that is attached to the side of a building.
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Literary usage of Lean-to tent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The way of the woods: A Manual for Sportsmen in Northeastern United States by Edward Breck (1908)
"... down unnecessary, but this may be done at two or three points at back and sides. Our frontispiece shows a lean-to tent with front rolled up. ..."
2. Camping Out by Warren Hastings Miller (1918)
"... shanty- tent or lean-to tent known to the sportsman's world than any other writer. It has always been very popular throughout the northern timber belt, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"... either thrown over the roofs of two wagons drawn up abreast, and five or six feet apart, or rigged as a lean-to tent against the side of one wagon. ..."
4. American Medicine (1906)
"Happily, however, the problem of housing this class of invalids is best met at the present time by the employment of a lean-to tent ..."
5. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1921)
"I like to live in a lean-to tent, Its peak against the air,. With the flap up so's I can breathe ; And in the winter, jest outside for company, ..."
6. Nimrod's Wife by Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson (1907)
"The wind blew, the snow descended, the streams glazed over, we fed on bacon and camp "sinkers" and had only a six- foot lean-to tent, eked out by boughs, ..."
7. A Hunter's Camp-fires by Edward John House (1909)
"It was nearly dusk when Dell and I finished pitching our soiled lean-to tent on the shore of a small, quiet, and unfrequented lake. ..."
8. Camp Kits and Camp Life by Charles Stedman Hanks (1906)
"If, however, you are to be a voyageur, take instead of the khaki tent a 7 by 7 lean-to tent made of balloon silk and leave all these things behind except ..."