Definition of Fortlets

1. Noun. (plural of fortlet) ¹



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Definition of Fortlets

1. fortlet [n] - See also: fortlet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortlets

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Literary usage of Fortlets

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1. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1863)
"... and consisted of fortified towns, the oppida of that people, great forts which crested the higher hills ; smaller yet strong fortlets on the slopes of ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"These are in the wild hilly districts of the northern part of Northumberland, and they consist of fortified towns ; strong, small fortlets on the slopes of ..."

3. Britton: An English Translation and Notes by Francis Morgan Nichols (1901)
"I. In the next place let it be inquired what persons have built castles or fortlets or houses of stone, crenellated and defensible ; and let those who have ..."

4. An Account of the Abipones: An Equestrian People of Paraguay by Martin Dobrizhoffer (1822)
"The fortlets not being very far distant from one another, the repeated explosions of ! guns quickly signifies the approach of an enemy L descried from afar, ..."

5. The History of Thucydides by Thucydides (1829)
"... fortlets, erected on various commanding positions of the wall; which may bring to mind the descriptions of the great wall of China, and of Peking or ..."

6. The Old Front Line by John Masefield (1917)
"In some parts of the line, the front trenches were strengthened at intervals of about fifty yards by finy forts or fortlets made of concrete and so built ..."

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