fort up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fort up gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
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Usage

In literature:

Yes, criticism is my forte: do you tell stories, Ellen, and I'm the chap to slash them up.
"Holidays at the Grange or A Week's Delight" by Emily Mayer Higgins
After losing our way a couple of times we brought up at the Fort of Chaudefontaine, which was demolished by the Germans.
"A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium" by Hugh Gibson
There are other provision posts, Fort Augustus and Edmonton farther up the river, from whence some furs are also procured.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1" by John Franklin
On the 12th, another party of six men was sent to Fort Providence, to bring up the remaining stores.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2" by John Franklin
The woman at Fort Frayne to whom he most looked up was Mrs. Dade, and now Mrs. Dade seemed alienated utterly.
"A Daughter of the Sioux" by Charles King
One by one they were swallowed up by the blackness within the Fort.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Up and down the river he went, establishing some of the forts which he knew to be necessary if the slave-trade was to be put down.
"The Red Book of Heroes" by Leonora Blanche Lang
Up from the sea rode Roman soldiers to guard Jerusalem, Jericho, and the forts across the Jordan.
"Men Called Him Master" by Elwyn Allen Smith
Sailing up the river, she fired a salute with her guns, which was answered by those of the fort at the entrance.
"Under Drake's Flag" by G. A. Henty
Between the north-eastern and the north-western forts there is a plain, cut up by small streams.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
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In poetry:

And down the coast, all taking up the burden,
Replied the distant forts,
As if to summon from his sleep the Warden
And Lord of the Cinque Ports.
"The Warden Of The Cinque Ports. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Born and raised in Fort Greene, Brooklyn during Hip Hop's golden era, & currently holding it down in the BX, Self has risen up in the ranks of club, party, and mix tapes DJ's to emerge among the elite.
South Fort Myers trying to move up the soccer ladder .
An audit of the Fort Ord Reuse Authority's employee expense reimbursements came up relatively clean, FORA announced today.
Ex-Fort Myers Beach resident heads up response team.
A bug in the software that runs Fort Worth's alert sirens led to a startling wake-up call for some residents.
Word from Fort Lauderdale is that the Nationals squad there is up 4-3 on the Orioles after three innings.
Runners line up for an 8 am start in the Vetrans Day Midpoint Madness 5K Run on Nov 10, 2012 on the Midpoint Bridge in Fort Myers.
Manatees up close thrill Fort Lauderdale beachgoers.
South Fort Myers trying to move up the soccer ladder.
K99 has teamed up with the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association to produce a special concert tonight ( Saturday, September 8th) in Old Town Square, Fort Collins.
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new national study on prostate cancer treatment is gearing up and 21st Century Oncology is seeking patients.
He was born Aug 31, 1924, in Republic, and grew up in Old Fort.
How many times have you wanted to party in Wilton Manors up in Fort Lauderdale but don't want to deal with drive.
FORT MYERS, It's Wednesday and that means it time to fire up the WINK kitchen here today showing us how to make a Eggplant parmesan , a dish everyone will enjoy, is chef Vinny from the Neapolitan Gourmet in Naples.
Fort Worth Mayor to pay up on Fiesta Bowl wager.
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