Definition of Insconced

1. insconce [v] - See also: insconce



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insconced

insatiably
insatiate
insatiately
insatiateness
insatiatenesses
insatiaty
insatiety
insatisfaction
insatisfactions
insaturable
inscape
inscapes
inscience
inscient
insconce
insconced (current term)
insconces
inscribable
inscribe
inscribed
inscriber
inscribers
inscribes
inscribing
inscriptible
inscriptio
inscriptio tendinea
inscription
inscriptional
inscriptionally

Literary usage of Insconced

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1. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"insconced.—In the military art, when any part of an army has fortified itself with a sconce, or small work, in order to defend some pass, etc., ..."

2. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"... when any part of an army has fortified itself with a sconce, or small work, in order to defend some pass, etc., it is said to be insconced. ..."

3. The Military Encyclopaedia: A Technical, Biographical, and Historical by Joachim Hayward Stocqueler (1853)
"insconced.—In the military art, when any part of an army has fortified itself with a sconce, or small work, in order to defend some pass, &c., ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1850)
"... therein insconced, knoweth not whether he is sitting on his head, kneeling on his heels, or standing on his elbows. ..."

5. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"... the very safe and reputable cause of despotism, in which he insconced himself as an impregnable fortress, which it did not require much skill to defend. ..."

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