Definitions

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  • n. A little fort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little fort.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little fort.

Etymologies

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fort +‎ -let

Examples

  • "But however fast we travel, Major, they will still outrun us and so give warning to this fortlet at San Miguel, " Herault tapped the map, -and the fort's garrison will send to Salamanca for reinforcements, and we shall arrive and find a small army waiting for us.

    Sharpe's Skirmish

  • "But however fast we travel, Major, they will still outrun us and so give warning to this fortlet at San Miguel," Herault tapped the map, "and the fort's garrison will send to Salamanca for reinforcements, and we shall arrive and find a small army waiting for us."

    Sharpe's Skirmish

  • Just inside there is a still unshattered concrete fortlet, built for the machine gun by which those men were killed.

    The Old Front Line

  • We camped within five miles of the British border at the Chinese fortlet of Settee, a palisaded camp whose gateway also was hung with heads of dacoits.

    AN AUSTRALIAN IN CHINA

  • Ubayd; and Hosayn (a fortlet, not the P.N. Al-Husayn) to Husayn.

    Arabian nights. English

  • (broad cloth) to Khukh and Jukh; Ohod (mount) to Uhud; Obayd (a little slave) to Ubayd; and Hosayn (a fortlet, not the P.N. Al – Husayn) to Husayn.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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  • A little fort.

    July 5, 2008