bivvy
bivie

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bivvy — noun Bivvy is used before these nouns: ↑sack …   Collocations dictionary

  • bivvy — 1. noun A small tent or shelter 2. verb To erect, or to stay in such a tent or shelter …   Wiktionary

  • bivvy — I. vb British to bivouac, make camp. A shortening used by scouts and the armed forces in the 1970s and 1980s. II. n British 1a. a bivouac, camping place 1b. a tent, especially a small tent. Both terms are, predictably, part of the vocab ulary of… …   Contemporary slang

  • bivvy — n. camp; tent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bivvy — informal noun (plural bivvies) a small tent or temporary shelter. verb (bivvies, bivvying, bivvied) use a tent or temporary shelter. Origin early 20th cent.: abbrev. of bivouac …   English new terms dictionary

  • bivvy — /ˈbɪvi/ (say bivee) Colloquial –noun (plural bivvies) 1. a bivouac. 2. a small tent. –verb (i) (bivvied, bivvying) 3. to bivouac. {biv(ouac) + v + y2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bivvy — noun or verb also bivy ˈbivē Etymology: by shortening & alteration slang : bivouac …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mountaineering — Alpinist redirects here. For the magazine, see Alpinist (magazine). For the practice of closed circuit diving without a bailout, see Rebreather#Bailout. Mountaineer redirects here. For other uses, see Mountaineer (disambiguation). Basecamp… …   Wikipedia

  • Tramper — is a common term used in New Zealand (and to an extent in Australia) to identify a person going on a tramp. A tramper usually is identifiable by three key elements: # Has a pack (rucksack) on their back. # Wears strong footwear. # Walks in a… …   Wikipedia

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