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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: postern (0.00957 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to postern.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: postern postern n : a small gate in the rear of a fort or castle
English → English (gcide) Definition: Postern Postern \Pos"tern\, a. Back; being behind; private. “The postern door.” --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He by a privy postern took his flight. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Out at the postern, by the abbey wall. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fort.) A subterraneous passage communicating between the parade and the main ditch, or between the ditches and the interior of the outworks. --Mahan. [1913 Webster]


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