BIVOUAC

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(n) A temporary shelter, often constructed using materials at hand.

biouac/bivac — French
biiwacht — Alemanic/Swiss/Alsatian German
from Middle/Old High German bi/bei ("by") +wacht/wachte/wahta ("watch/guard")

from Proto-Indo-European weg-, "lively, awake, fresh, cheerful"
from Sanskrit vāja, "strength, energy," ... "prize, reward, treasure" ... "sound" ... "sacrificial food"... "Mantra or prayer concluding a sacrifice"


We each are and
are in
bivouacs,
at various times and
in various situations.

Temporary, poor, improvised
shelters,
lodging during a
journey. Imperfect and
sufficient.