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  • noun Plural form of tent-maker.

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Examples

  • "Would it mean naught to thee if in thine own province thy hewers of stone and builders of ships, thy tent-makers and herdsmen and corn growers should secretly unite and rise against thee?"

    The Coming of the King

  • But sometimes, as in the case of those caterpillars which live in companies, it is used to form a sheet or tent within which the tent-makers dwell.

    Chatterbox, 1905.

  • Aquila and Priscilla were tent-makers, and lived at

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • Yes, psychic power in its varied manifestations is found in humble quarters, but surely that has been its main characteristic from the beginning -- fishermen, carpenters, tent-makers, camel drivers, these were the prophets of old.

    The Land of Mist

  • Yes, psychic power in its varied manifestations is found in humble quarters, but surely that has been its main characteristic from the beginning -- fishermen, carpenters, tent-makers, camel drivers, these were the prophets of old.

    The Land of Mist

  • There were silversmiths at work, tent-makers, and the makers of camel harness.

    Old Junk

  • Therefore in the smithies and among the groups of tent-makers a moment's negligence, a careless attention to the work, might lead to a brief trial on the morrow and the inevitable guillotine.

    I Will Repay

  • Why these are they whose disciples we are; the fishermen, the publicans, the tent-makers, of Him who was brought up in the house of a carpenter; and who deigned to have the carpenter's betrothed wife for a mother; and who was laid, after His swaddling clothes, in a manger; and who had not where to lay His head; -- of Him whose journeys were so long that His very journeying was enough to tire

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • And are the twelve fishermen and tent-makers and publicans wiser than all these?

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • Then one of the two men said, 'Let us join partnership together, and set up here as tent-makers for a time.'

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)

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