blockhouse

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  • We had therefore to be prepared to fight our way through the blockhouses. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • They can take their little old one-horse banks and play blockhouses with them if they want to. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • They thus made it quite apparent that they had lost all faith in their blockhouses. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • We can pass the blockhouses by night indeed, but never by day. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • At the top of the highest pass we had yet reached was an old wooden blockhouse. Cited from The Luck of Thirteen, by Jan Gordon and Cora J. Gordon
  • These were large anti-aircraft gun blockhouses built in the city.
  • The English were so busy building blockhouses that they had no time to fight us. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • In regard to the blockhouse system, we need only make these general remarks. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • A military museum is located on the third floor of the blockhouse.
  • A strong blockhouse stood outside the fort, and was connected with it by a covered way. Cited from Count Frontenac, by Francis Parkman
  • They made a wooden blockhouse around the central prayer cave with its window top above the ground.
  • From their blockhouse on the hill came a magazine of shot. Cited from History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, Edward A. Johnson
  • "General, when shall we come to the blockhouses?" he asked me. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • During this time, a decision was made to replace the blockhouse with a much larger fort.
  • There was no wall around the post, and the only defensive structure was a blockhouse.
  • U.S. officials claimed that the blockhouse was also a military communications centre.
  • I have, myself, seen a report in an English paper of my breaking through the blockhouse line. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • Sometimes the Indians attacked a blockhouse when there were none but women in it. Cited from Stories of American Life and Adventure, by Edward Eggleston
  • The birds were busy about the old blockhouse opposite, coming and going. Cited from The Ramrodders, by Holman Day
  • He ordered several forts and blockhouses built for the protection of its citizens.
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Meaning of blockhouse

  • noun A stronghold that is reinforced for protection from enemy fire; with apertures for defensive fire