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  • n. Plural form of tepee.

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Examples

  • He spoke of Mongol sheep feasts, Tsataan who rode reindeer and lived in tepees, Kazakhs who wintered in adobe houses and hunted with eagles.

    Sovereigns of the Sky

  • Nightfall finds a pair of twin tepees nestled in a deep ravine.

    American Indian Stories

  • Use FOUR 7' bamboo pole lengths to creates the "tepees" for climbing vegetables and flowers such as peas and nasturtiums that will be placed in the center each rectangle.

    FRENCH KITCHEN GARDENS 2009: MAKE WAY FOR THE POTAGER

  • I was very glad to come here and see the old-time tepees, the kind of tepees our fathers used to live in.

    The Vanishing Race

  • Running Bird said: “I was very glad to come here and see the old-time tepees, the kind of tepees our fathers used to live in.

    The Vanishing Race

  • Eagerly scanning the distant "tepees" that lay beyond the northern point where the bluff dipped to the stream, and swinging his broad-brimmed hat about his head in an ecstasy of soldierly anticipation, he shouted: "Custer's luck!

    Custer's Last Battle

  • The Indians improvised breastworks on nearby hillsides and fought back but could only watch helplessly as soldiers burned tepees, blankets, and sacred objects, destroyed tons of dried buffalo meat, and seized 750 ponies and a thousand buffalo robes.

    Between War and Peace

  • I get asked a lot on book tours if I know any “real, live” Indians, and I honestly have to stop and think about what that means, because I think some people still think of western South Dakota as the untamed Wild West, where Indians ride horses, wear elaborate headdresses, live in tepees, and hunt buffalo.

    Mercy Kill

  • Yes | No | Report from cody r wrote 10 weeks 4 days ago cabelas makes blinds like tepees that are made for bow hunting

    I am looking to purchase a larger hub style blind than my Cabelas Lighting Setup.

  • Those disinclined to find a bed-and-breakfast are encouraged to camp for the duration, either in sanctioned campgrounds nearby or in one of the high-end "glamping" read: glamorous camping tents and tepees available onsite for a premium.

    Sagging Toward the Harbor

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