pitch a/the tent

Definition of pitch a/the tent

  1. :  to set a tent up

Word by Word Definitions

pitchplay
  1. :  a black or dark viscous substance obtained as a residue in the distillation of organic materials and especially tars

    :  any of various bituminous substances

    :  resin obtained from various conifers and often used medicinally

  1. :  to cover, smear, or treat with or as if with pitch

  1. :  to erect and fix firmly in place

    :  to throw usually with a particular objective or toward a particular point : such as

    :  to throw (a baseball) to a batter

  1. :  slope

    :  degree of slope :  rake

    :  the distance between any of various things: such as

tentplay
  1. :  a collapsible shelter of fabric (such as nylon or canvas) stretched and sustained by poles and used for camping outdoors or as a temporary building

    :  dwelling

    :  something that resembles a tent or that serves as a shelter

  1. :  to reside for the time being :  lodge

    :  to live in a tent

    :  to cover with or as if with a tent

  1. :  to attend to


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