Definition of Casemates

1. Noun. (plural of casemate) ¹



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Definition of Casemates

1. casemate [n] - See also: casemate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Casemates

casein kinase
casein paint
caseinase
caseinate
caseinates
caseinogen
caseins
caseless
caselike
caseload
caseloads
casemaking clothes moth
casemate
casemated
casemates (current term)
caseness
caseo-iodine
caseose
caseoses
caseous
caseous abscess
caseous degeneration
caseous lymphadenitis

Literary usage of Casemates

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1. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"Life in the casemates.—Some of the Secrets of Foreign "Neutrality. ... life within the casemates, unless one should happen to have been bred a gentleman, ..."

2. Mahan's Permanent Fortifications by Dennis Hart Mahan (1887)
"The face wall of the casemates is protected from fire by being set back so far from the heads of the arches, that a shot coming from the crest of the glacis ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1899)
"On the main deck there are each side four casemates for eight 6-inch QF ... The objection raised to casemates is that while they afford the maximum of ..."

4. Field Works, Their Technical Construction and Tactical Application by Charles Booth Brackenbury (1888)
"FIELD casemates. THE most important addition to the field work, ... Field casemates.—In addition to traverses and parados, field casemates should be ..."

5. The Northern Traveller, and Northern Tour: With the Routes to the Springs by Theodore Dwight, Henry Dilworth Gilpin (1830)
"There are to be about 40 casemates : these are all towards the land side, ... The casemates will communicate with each other by folding doors, ..."

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