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- adj. Furnished with, protected by, or built like a casemate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with, protected by, or built like, a casemate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with a casemate or casemates.
Its neat embrasures, its finished parapets, its casemated stories show all the skill of modern science.
With a few companies of infantry and casemated batteries, it might be held against any force, and it commands the mouths of the Weser and the Elbe.
The castle was built of soft stone, with four bastions; the curtain was sixty yards in length, the parapet nine feet thick; the rampart twenty feet high, casemated underneath for lodgings, arched over, and newly made bomb-proof.
But the mind of this man is (so to speak) casemated.
In the corner was a gardeners house casemated with trunks of trees.
In this beautiful old fortified and moated mansion the secret stairs may yet be seen that led up to the little isolated chamber, with massive casemated walls for the exclusion of sound.
Leaving her guest in mute contemplation of a tiny wood fire in a great fire-place, the young girl ran lightly up the broad, low stairway, pausing at the half-way landing to gaze dreamily from a casemated window out upon the sparkling waters of the lake.
After Lovejoy's station, we were moved up to the city, and put into a casemated fort for a short time in the outskirts of the city, whilst evacuation was going on, and were among the last of the commands to leave the doomed town, whence we retreated with a portion of the infantry toward Macon, Ga.
Extensive works for defense were constructed there, and heavy guns mounted; and, as it was known that I objected to fortifications beyond mere water batteries, for reasons already stated, the chief engineer of the "department" was sent to Fort De Russy to build an iron-casemated battery and other works.
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Nothing of importance has been done toward strengthening and finishing our casemated works since our late civil war, during which the great guns of modern warfare and the heavy armor of modern fortifications and ships came into use among the nations; and our earthworks, left by a sudden failure of appropriations some years since in all stages of incompletion, are now being rapidly destroyed by the elements.
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