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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: redoubt (0.01125 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to redoubt.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: redoubt redoubt n : a forbidding stronghold [syn: sconce]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Redoubt Redoubt \Re*doubt"\, v. t. [F. redouter, formerly also spelt redoubter; fr. L. pref. re- re- + dubitare to doubt, in LL., to fear. See Doubt.] To stand in dread of; to regard with fear; to dread. [R.] [1913 Webster] Redoubt \Re*doubt"\ (r?*dout"), n. [F. redoute, fem., It. ridotto, LL. reductus, literally, a retreat, from L. reductus drawn back, retired, p. p. of reducere to lead or draw back; cf. F. r['e]duit, also fr. LL. reductus. See Reduce, and cf. Reduct, R['e]duit, Ridotto.] (Fort.) (a) 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. (b) In permanent works, an outwork placed within another outwork. See F and i in Illust. of Ravelin. [Written also redout.] [1913 Webster]

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