camp out

Definitions

  • TO THE ROYAL CAMP WHERE ARTHUR CAME OUT TO GREET THEM
    TO THE ROYAL CAMP WHERE ARTHUR CAME OUT TO GREET THEM
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v camp out live in or as if in a tent "Can we go camping again this summer?","The circus tented near the town","The houseguests had to camp in the living room"
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Quotations

  • Thomas E. Dewey
    Thomas E. Dewey
    “If you're not in New York, you're camping out.”

Usage

In literature:

The sun had been up a couple of hours or so when I heard shouts in the camp, and the chief with all his braves hurried out.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
Camping out in Texas was full of unknown and rather dreadful possibilities, she secretly opined.
"Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party" by C. E. Jacobs
It was not, therefore, until twelve o'clock that the rear guard moved out of the camp.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
Of course, we camped out nights and I never enjoyed meals more than those on that trip.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
We decided to meet them rather than go out of our way, and I gave orders to raise camp immediately.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
This is going to be like camping out, isn't it?
"A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship" by Jane L. Stewart
We thought at last that we should have to camp out, instead of getting the shelter of a roof, which we had expected to do.
"Peter Biddulph" by W.H.G. Kingston
Camping out for the night.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
Contrary to our intentions, we had therefore to camp out for another night.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
At night they camped out.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
At noon he camped, and over a tiny fire thawed out his bread and warmed his salmon, which he washed down with copious drafts of snow-water.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
There is something very fascinating in camping-out; the camp-fires far and wide, the hum and bustle everywhere.
"The Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion" by George P. Bissell
Pope's troops reoccupied their camps at Sedalia and Otterville just one week after they marched out of them.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
You could take that big caribou robe and some food, and if you had to camp out it wouldn't kill you.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
The storming of Platrand (Caesar's Camp), south-east of Ladysmith, on the 6th of January, 1900, also turned out badly for many reasons.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
While the host of Israel was in camp at Paran, the Lord told Moses to send men before them into Canaan to spy out the land.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
The Curlytops were off for Star Island, to camp out with grandpa.
"The Curlytops on Star Island" by Howard R. Garis
Why not go across and camp out a night or two, and just rough it a little bit?
"The Young Alaskans" by Emerson Hough
Major-General Gatacre, as usual, rode out with them to the bivouac, and then galloped back to camp.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
There, was no month of the year I didn't camp out.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
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In poetry:

Out of the dark of the gorgio camp,
Out of the grime and the gray
(Morning waits at the end of the world),
Gipsy, come away!
"The Gipsy Trail" by Rudyard Kipling
At punching oxen you may guess
There's nothing out can "camp" him:
He has, in fact, the slouch and dress
Which bullock-driver stamp him.
"Billy Vickers" by Henry Kendall
"'Tis vain; for I have done
With camp and march and battle. Ere the dawn
Shall I be mustered out of your command,
And mustered into the Grand Host of heaven.'
"Pauline - Part I - The Captain's Story" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
Out of the east the star-watch shines,
Lighting their camp-fires in the gray;
I count their white tents' lengthening lines,
And think of those who are far away.
"In War Time" by Kate Seymour Maclean
'Twas after the great Majuba fight:
And the next morning, at daylight,
Captain Macbean's men were ordered to headquarters camp,
So immediately Captain Macbean and his men set out on tramp.
"The Horrors of Majuba" by William Topaz McGonagall
For these poor innocents, that slept
Against the sky, soft women wept:
For never did they any theft;
'Twas known when they their camping left,
And jumped the cold out of their rags;
In spirit rich as money-bags.
"Jump-To-Glory Jane" by George Meredith

In news:

Dog Runs Away From Home, Camps Out At Late Owner's Grave Six Years Running.
I've lost count of the number of times I've been able to be part of the (almost) annual Muscular Dystrophy Association's "Camp Out" at Camp Seymour.
E gyptian security officials say masked gunmen have attacked opposition protesters camped out at Cairo's Tahrir Square, firing birdshot at them and wounding nine people.
Masked gunmen attacked opposition protesters camped out at Cairo's Tahrir Square early on Tuesday, firing birdshot at them and wounding nine people, security officials said.
As my family prepared to camp out in front of our fireplace I decided a family bonding during a nasty storm would make for some great blog.
Early Thursday morning Omaha police officers peacefully removed a handful of protesters who were illegally camped out on city property at 24th and Farnam.
Hundreds of fans in Lexington camped out a few weeks ago to secure tickets for the University of Kentucky's first practice, better known as Big Blue Madness.
Summer league 2013 season tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10:00 am with the most faithful fans camping out to be first to buy.
It's a place where Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison would hold gentlemen's camp outs.
It's a place where Harvey Firestone , Henry Ford and Thomas Edison would hold gentlemen's camp outs.
It's a camp-out on the concrete Sunday night at Kyle Field as Texas A&M students are gearing up for Monday morning's ticket pull for the football game against Florida .
It's a camp-out on the concrete Sunday night at Kyle Field as Texas A&M students are gearing up for Monday morning's ticket pull for the football game against Florida.
For five weeks, from Nov 15 to Dec 20, Occupy Richmond's roving protest camped out in the front yard of Ray Boone, publisher of the Richmond Free Press, who lives next to Mayor Dwight Jones in the Brookbury subdivision in south Richmond.
Dozens of people, including many who are camping out in tents, are lining the sidewalk in front of Fairchild Cinemas in Pasco.
Demonstrators who camped out overnight in downtown Portland in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement say they're determined to stay despite requests from authorities to make way for an estimated 10,000 marathon runners.
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In science:

Often, a user from the ma jority camp voted for the proposal given by the minority member i.e. in a group with two liberals and a conservative, the liberal actually chose the conservative’s budget! In fact 5 out of the 8 ma jority members voted for the opposing camp.
Widescope - A social platform for serious conversations on the Web
Once we allow disjunctive explanations, what is the explanation of fire? One candidate is “either there were two arsonists or there was lightning or there was an unattended campfire (which got out of hand)”.
Causes and Explanations: A Structural-Model Approach. Part II: Explanations
Data analysis performed in [10, 24, 6, 4, 35] shows that in the language of physics, limit order markets are out-ofequilibrium, that is, there are similar to a bucket of water heated by a campfire and filled by an irregular shower.
Exclusion particle models of limit order financial markets
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