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camp

(Gen.); campus (Andros) [cf. Sra. kampoe hut, forest camp WST; MCC kyamp idem; DAE camp temporary quarters used when hunting, engaged in lumbering, mining, etc.] n. 1. a hut near an agricultural field used for temporary shelter. (Black)

2. a tent erected on a cay for spending the night when out on a fishing expedition. cf. FISHING RANCH (Black)

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Last update: 2012-01-08 22:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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