Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of rampart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete See rampart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A rampart.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For since that God willeth it, nature permitteth it, and my heauie fortune consenteth to it, I will receiue it with righte good will, knowinge that the graue is none other but a strong rampier and impregnable cartel, wherein we close our selues against the assaults of life, and the furious stormes of fortune.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • The Earl dug coal-mines, and constructed "a moliminous rampier for a harbour."

    Adventures Among Books

  • A "moliminous rampier" is a choice phrase, and may be envied by novelists who aim at distinction of style.

    Adventures Among Books

  • It is curious to see how Mr. Sinclair plumes himself on this Devil of Glenluce as a "moliminous rampier" against irreligion.

    Adventures Among Books

  • After a quarter of an houres hard service, his men gott the trench and scal'd the rampier, where many of the enemy fledd, the rest were slayne.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • The whole thing immediately began to look, smell and taste even rampier and more springlike than other ramp risottos I’ve made, especially after being perked up with a squeeze of lemon juice.

    Got Ramps? - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The whole thing immediately began to look, smell and taste even rampier and more springlike than other ramp risottos I’ve made, especially after being perked up with a squeeze of lemon juice.

    Got Ramps? - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

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