Guerite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Guerite (Fort) A projecting turret for a sentry, as at the salient angles of works, or the acute angles of bastions.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n guerite Milit., a small turret or box of wood or of masonry at the salient angles of works, on the top of the revetment, at the door of a public building, etc., to shelter a sentry; a sentry-box.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. guérite,

Usage

In literature:

Vous qui souffrez, venez a lui, car il guerit.
"Rutledge" by Miriam Coles Harris
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