Definition of Fortlet

1. n. A little fort.



Definition of Fortlet

1. Noun. A little fort. ¹

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Definition of Fortlet

1. a little fort [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortlet

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fortlet (current term)
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Literary usage of Fortlet

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1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"fortlet. A little fort. Forward. A word of command given when troops are to resume their march after a temporary interruption. Fortress. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1901)
"This post or fortlet differs from the others, not only in its greater size and oblong-oval shape (fig. 8), but ill having an outwork and being on a hillock. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1861)
"When a farmhouse has been required, the fortlet of the locality has been apportioned for the use of cattle, and a new square block of a house, with a square ..."

4. History of Canada: From the Time of Its Discovery Till the Union Year 1840-41 by François-Xavier Garneau (1866)
"One fortlet, named Ontario, recently erected, stood on a plateau within a fork formed by Lake Ontario and the Oswego river; ..."

5. A Visit to Colombia: In the Years 1822 & 1823, by Laguayra and Caracas, Over by William Duane (1826)
"We passed a little fortlet called Cuchilla, placed on a point more elevated than ... The vicissitudes of human life were brought to mind by this fortlet of ..."

6. Caledonia: Or, A Historical and Topographical Account of North Britain, from by George Chalmers (1894)
"Sir Andrew Murray laid siege to that fortlet in October 1336. Edward III. hastened to relieve it, and the Scots, owing to the death of Sir William Keith, ..."

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