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Fort up   /fɔrt əp/   Listen
Fort up

Gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense.  Synonym: fort.

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"Fort up" Quotes from Famous Books

... against the east curtain which faced the Ganges, and which was still in process of construction; the whole of this side had no ditch, and that round the other sides was dry, only 4 feet in depth, and a mere ravine. The walls of the Fort up to the ramparts were 15 feet high, and the houses, on the edge of the counterscarp, which commanded it, were as ...
— Three Frenchmen in Bengal - The Commercial Ruin of the French Settlements in 1757 • S.C. Hill

... I can see," Harry said after a long pause, "is to build a sort of fort up above. If we put it just at the top of this pathway, we should have them whether they came up by the trail from below or climbed up anywhere else and came along above. It need not be a very big place, only just big enough for us all to fire over. We ...
— In The Heart Of The Rockies • G. A. Henty

Words linked to "Fort up" :   fort, foregather, assemble, meet, gather, forgather

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