geteld

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English[edit]

A geteld, with one long side open, showing the π-shape of the wooden frame and the Ā-shape of the overall tent.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing of Old English geteld ‎(tent).

Noun[edit]

geteld ‎(plural getelds)

  1. (chiefly in the SCA) A tent, of a style historically used by the Anglo-Saxons, which resembles a shelter-half or pup tent.
    • 2000 July 8, Tanya Guptill, Suggestions For a Tent, in rec.org.sca:
      Many tents (rounds, getelds) can be put up by one person, if there is some planning done ahead of time about staking ropes, staking floor, ...
    • 2001 January 9, David Friedman, tent/pavilion question, in rec.org.sca:
      The geteld our kids use has stood up fine through two or three Pennsics. It requires substantially less wood than a Viking tent, and I think it's a good deal easier to build than a bell, although since I've never built a bell I could easily be wrong.
    • 2001 April 15, D. Peters, Nylon tent into Medieval pavilion?, in rec.org.sca:
      For the would-be tentmaker on a budget, a "pup-tent" style tent (rectangular sides, triangular ends--the Viking tent and the Saxon geteld are two examples of this style, although their frameworks are dissimilar) is the cheapest and easiest to make.
    • 2002 August 27, David Friedman, Help with geteld, in rec.org.sca:
      Dov and Thora, who camp next to us at Pennsic, have Getelds that look noticeably taller than ours. We don't waterproof our canvas--just use canvas ...

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geteld

  1. past participle of tellen

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geteld n

  1. tent, pavilion; awning