Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of redoubt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Formidable; dread.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dreaded; formidable; honored or respected on account of prowess; valiant; redoubtable.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Gaita, for example, the wife of Robert Guiscard, a redoubted hero, and the parent of a most heroic race of sons, was herself an Amazon, fought in the foremost ranks of the Normans, and is repeatedly commemorated by our Imperial historian, Anna Comnena.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • The name of the said Knight is the redoubted Robert of Paris.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Foster, placing his foot on his antagonist, seized on the redoubted sword, so precious in the eyes of its aged owner, and brandished it over his head as a trophy of his conquest.

    Death of the Laird's Jock

  • From the haggard features, and matted red hair and beard, partly grizzled with age, his father and others present recognised the head of Hector of the Mist, a well-known leader among the outlaws, redoubted for strength and ferocity, who had been active in the murder of the unfortunate Forester, uncle to Allan, and had escaped by a desperate defence and extraordinary agility, when so many of his companions were destroyed.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • “Frankly, my Lord Provost, I believe the Clan Chattan will have the worse: these nine children of the forest form a third nearly of the band surrounding the chief of Clan Quhele, and are redoubted champions.”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The pottingar delivered his opinion in a most insinuating manner; but he seemed to shrink into something less than his natural tenuity when he saw the blood rise in the old cheek of Simon Glover, and inflame to the temples the complexion of the redoubted smith.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • I follow the stout Laird of Wamphray, who rides with his kinsman the redoubted Lord of Johnstone, who is banded with the doughty Earl of

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • You are to recollect, gentle reader, that as soon as the bailie and those who attended him saw that the smith had come up to the forlorn bonnet maker, and that the stranger had retreated, they gave themselves no trouble about advancing further to his assistance, which they regarded as quite ensured by the presence of the redoubted Henry Gow.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Sir William Wallace and his redoubted captain and friend, Thomas of

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Oliver at last relieved his host by swaggering off, imitating as well as he could the sturdy step and outward gesture of his redoubted companion, and whistling a pibroch composed on the rout of the Danes at

    The Fair Maid of Perth

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