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- n. Plural form of casern.
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There are huge caserns in every part of the city, crowded with troops.
Princess Anna Leopoldowna, accompanied by the shouting soldiery, made a triumphant progress through the streets of the city, stopping at all the caserns to receive the oaths and homage of the regiments.
She often repaired to the caserns of the guards, and her mildness and affability won for her the hearts of the rough soldiers accustomed to slavish subjection.
The troops, crowded together without sufficient bedding to cover them, are a prey to innumerable disorders, and are exposed to the rain, and other inclemencies of the weather, from the dilapidated state of the caserns, the roofs of which are in perpetual danger of being overthrown by the wind.
In the walls of the great court, there are yet remaining the caserns or lodgments for the soldiers.
"It will be crowded, but between the hall in the west barracks and the few empty caserns in the older barracks, we can shelter all of them.