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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Postern(0.00980 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a small gate in the rear of a fort or castle
English → English (gcide)
Postern \Pos"tern\, a.
Back; being behind; private. “The postern door.” --Dryden.
Postern \Pos"tern\, n. [OF. posterne, posterle, F. poterne, fr.
L. posterula, fr. posterus coming after. See Posterior.]
1. Originally, a back door or gate; a private entrance;
hence, any small door or gate.
He by a privy postern took his flight. --Spenser.
Out at the postern, by the abbey wall. --Shak.
2. (Fort.) A subterraneous passage communicating between the
parade and the main ditch, or between the ditches and the
interior of the outworks. --Mahan.