Redoubt

Definition of Redoubt

Re`doubt´   Pronunciation: r?`dout´
n.1.(Fort.) A small, and usually a roughly constructed, fort or outwork of varying shape, commonly erected for a temporary purpose, and without flanking defenses, - used esp. in fortifying tops of hills and passes, and positions in hostile territory.
v. t.1.To stand in dread of; to regard with fear; to dread.

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abatis, advanced work, balistraria, bank, banquette, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barricade, barrier, bartizan, bastion, battlement, breastwork, bulwark, casemate, cheval-de-frise, circumvallation, citadel, contravallation, counterscarp, curtain, demibastion, dike, drawbridge, earthwork, enclosure, entanglement, escarp, escarpment, fastness, fence, fieldwork, fortalice, fortification, fortress, glacis, loophole, lunette, machicolation, mantelet, merlon, mound, outwork, palisade, parados, parapet, portcullis, postern gate, rampart, ravelin, redan, sally port, scarp, sconce, stockade, stronghold, tenaille, vallation, vallum, work
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