from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A covering of fine netting supported on a frame, or tester and suspended over a bed as a protection against insects.
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Four stakes, five feet high, were driven into the ground and the mosquito-canopy simply hung over them.
The remainder of that day, Mrs. Fred and I lay under a mosquito-canopy, played solitaire, and rested our aching bodies.