from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A tower in which a lookout for fires is posted.
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- noun A
watchtowerto search for fires in a forest.
- noun In a high building, a
stairwayprotected by several inches of concreteand entered through a kind of "air lock" that prevents the smoke to enter inside it.
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- noun a watchtower where a lookout is posted to watch for fires
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