bivouac

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bivouac

[′biv·ə‚wak]
(ordnance)
An encampment set up for a short period of time by using tents.
References in classic literature ?
Stumblingly pursuing these two designs--they both meant rum, the only meaning of which he was capable--the degraded creature staggered into Covent Garden Market and there bivouacked, to have an attack of the trembles succeeded by an attack of the horrors, in a doorway.
THERE WAS NO SUPPORT TEAM TO RUN TO FOR RIFLE REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENTS WHERE DAVY BIVOUACKED.
Their vehicles are bivouacked around the bus, which lies on its side; stretchers, aluminum cases, and other bits of first-responder materiel are scattered about.
It is a picturesque reminder that medieval pilgrims usually bivouacked on balconies and in alcoves in the cathedral itself.
For their part, Kondo and Ueno bivouacked at the same height for two nights, waiting to be rescued before moving lower for the pickup.