Untent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Untent To bring out of a tent.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Untent un-tent′ to bring out of a tent
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + tent,

Usage

In literature:

Lying out exposed on the untented ground, with only one blanket to cover with, we got soaking wet, and stayed so.
"From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign" by William Meade Dame
In the midst of them was an untented cart drawn by oxen containing several women and children and a sick man.
"The Claw" by Cynthia Stockley
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In poetry:

But when at length their hopes grew faint
They turned away without complaint
And soon were wrapped in sleep profound
Upon the bare, untented ground.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell
We have lain on the starlit sands, untented,
While low-hung planets rose white and fair,
And in moonlit gardens, silver and scented,
Oh, Life, my Lover, how sweet you were !
"Oh, Life, I Have Taken You For My Lover!" by Laurence Hope