Associations to the word «Redoubt»

Wiktionary

REDOUBT, noun. A small, temporary, military fortification.
REDOUBT, noun. A reinforced refuge; a fort.
REDOUBT, noun. A place of safety or refuge.
REDOUBT, verb. (transitive) To fortify, to make into a stronghold.
REDOUBT, verb. (archaic) To dread.
REDOUBT, verb. (rare) To doubt again.
REDOUBT, noun. (rare) The return of doubt.

Dictionary definition

REDOUBT, noun. (military) a temporary or supplementary fortification; typically square or polygonal without flanking defenses.
REDOUBT, noun. An entrenched stronghold or refuge.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats