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From The Great War 1914-1918

A Bivvy is the abbreviated term for Bivouac. It is also a temporary lodging, from an improvised shelter to a dug-out. "To Bivvy" means to halt for the night, to put up anywhere.[1]

See also Bivvy sheet.

References / notes

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.24.
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