pitch a camp

  • 1 To pitch a camp — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 2 Pitch — Pitch, v. t. [OE. picchen; akin to E. pick, pike.] 1. To throw, generally with a definite aim or purpose; to cast; to hurl; to toss; as, to pitch quoits; to pitch hay; to pitch a ball. [1913 Webster] 2. To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes …

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  • 3 Camp — (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 4 Camp bedstead — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 5 camp ceiling — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 6 Camp chair — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 7 Camp fever — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 8 Camp follower — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 9 Camp meeting — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 10 Camp stool — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …

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  • 11 camp — camp1 W3S3 [kæmp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in the mountains/forest etc)¦ 2 prison/labour/detention etc camp 3¦(for children)¦ 4¦(group of people)¦ 5¦(military)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin campus field ] 1.) …

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  • 12 camp — camp1 /kamp/, n. 1. a place where an army or other group of persons or an individual is lodged in a tent or tents or other temporary means of shelter. 2. such tents or shelters collectively: The regiment transported its camp in trucks. 3. the… …

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  • 13 camp — I [[t]kæmp[/t]] n. 1) a) a place where an army or other group of persons is lodged in tents or other temporary shelters b) such tents or shelters collectively c) the persons so sheltered 2) any temporary structure, as a tent or cabin, used on an… …

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  • 14 camp — I. n. Encampment. II. v. n. Encamp, pitch one s tent, pitch a camp …

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  • 15 Camp Massad (Manitoba) — Camp Massad (Machaneh Massad/מחנה מסד in Hebrew) is a Hebrew speaking Jewish and Zionist summer camp for campers aged 7 to 16 located at Winnipeg Beach in Manitoba, Canada. The camp was founded in 1953. Leona Billinkoff ( Gveret B ) was the first …

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  • 16 Pitch and Praise — Pitch Praise is a Christian, non denominational, event aimed at reaching out to high school students across Ontario. It draws crowds of over 2000 youth from all over Ontario, Canada. It started in 1974 and was held annually on the May long… …

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  • 17 Camp Nou — Full name L Estadi Camp Nou Former names Estadi del FC Barcelona (1957–2000) Location Barcelona, Catalonia …

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  • 18 Camp Menominee — Camp Menominee, has been a boys summer camp in Eagle River, Wisconsin, since 1928. The camp is typically considered a sports camp, however, a number of options are available for campers who are not particularly interested in sporting activities.… …

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  • 19 pitch camp — To set up a tent, etc on a campsite • • • Main Entry: ↑camp …

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  • 20 Camp — Camp, v. i. 1. To pitch or prepare a camp; to encamp; to lodge in a camp; often with out. [1913 Webster] They camped out at night, under the stars. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. [See {Camp}, n., 6] To play the game called camp. [Prov. Eng.] Tusser …

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