Redoubt

Detached, independent outwork.

Redoubt

A redoubt (historically redout) is a fort or fort system usually consisting of an enclosed defensive emplacement outside a larger fort, usually relying on earthworks, though others are constructed of stone or brick. It is meant to protect soldiers outside the main defensive line and can be a permanent structure or a hastily-constructed temporary f...
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Redoubt

• (n.) In permanent works, an outwork placed within another outwork. See F and i in Illust. of Ravelin. • (v. t.) To stand in dread of; to regard with fear; to dread. • (n.) A small, and usually a roughly constructed, fort or outwork of varying shape, commonly erected for a temporary purpose, and without flanking defenses, -- used es...
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redoubt

noun a forbidding stronghold
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Redoubt

Re·doubt' noun [ French redoute , fem., Italian ridotto , Late Latin reductus , literally, a retreat, from Latin reductus drawn back, retired, past participle of reducere to lead or draw back; confer French réduit , also from Late Latin reductus . Se...
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Redoubt

Re·doubt' transitive verb [ French redouter , formerly also spelt redoubter ; from Latin prefix re- re- + dubitare to doubt, in Late Latin , to fear. See Doubt .] To stand in dread of; to regard with fear; to dread. [ R.]
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Redoubt

A central tower within a fortification. An example is the visible remains of the 17th century Osbourne's Fort, Lindisfarne, Northumberland. This could be armed with cannons on the upper floors, (so as to fire above the curtain wall), accommodation and a magazine below.
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redoubt

a small defensive earthwork fortification, sometimes temporary, and sometimes used to reinforce a permanent rampart.
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Redoubt

HMS Redoubt was a British Rotherham Class destroyer of 1705 tons displacement launched in 1942. HMS Redoubt was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots. She was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; four 2 pdr pom-pom guns; eight 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes.
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Redoubt

In military defences a redoubt is a defensive work entirely enclosed by a parapet of earth; they have a greater resisting power against an infantry attack than a group of trenches.
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redoubt

In trench warfare, small enclosed trench work employed in conjunction with a system of infantry trenches. It can form a strong point of resistance even after the rest of the trenches have been...
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Redoubt

Independent defensive position.
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Redoubt

outwork or detached fieldwork defending a pass, hilltop etc. also a temporary defence work built inside a fortification as a last defensive position
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Redoubt

outwork or detached fieldwork defending a pass, hilltop etc. also a temporary defence work built inside a fortification as a last defensive position
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redoubt

rough and temporary fortification
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Redoubt

Small self-contained fieldwork, a refuge for soldiers outside the main defenses.
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Redoubt

Small self-contained fieldwork, a refuge for soldiers outside the main defenses.
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redoubt

somewhere for soldiers to hide while they are fighting
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redoubt

[n] - a forbidding stronghold
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