American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An observation tower on which a guard or lookout is stationed to keep watch, as for enemies, for forest fires, or over prisoners.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tower on which a sentinel is placed to watch for enemies, for the approach of danger, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A tower in which a sentinel is placed to watch for enemies, the approach of danger, or the like.
- n. an observation tower for a lookout to watch over prisoners or watch for fires or enemies
- watch + tower (Wiktionary)
“He eventually videotapes what he describes as a watchtower, dozens of large tents, an old ambulance, and what he says are picnic tables and games on the other side of a six-foot chain-link fence topped with razor wire.”
“But see Isa 8: 9. watch in ... watchtower -- rather, "set the watch.”
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“For John, Julia and me in the tree, our days consist mostly of phone calls to raise awareness and funding and manning the community watchtower, which is what we call the huge walnut tree where we sit.”
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“Do you know, and I know the investigation is only now under way, but do you know how these two men made it to the watchtower, which is obviously a place that inmates are never supposed to get to?”
“The Castillo de la Virgen guarded the pass, but the watchtower was the sentry post for the whole Sierra.”
“Tomi, from the word meaning a kind of watchtower that could command a wide view, was one of the oyabun's various secretive quarters.”
“When, from his "watchtower," he first spied the disorders at”
“If you hear the song you are in proximity to a 'watchtower'.”
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