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blockhouse

block·house

blockhouse

 
pronunciation:
blak haUs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fortified building with openings for cannons and rifles to fire through, formerly built of heavy wooden timbers.
definition 2: a house made of square-cut logs.
definition 3: a heavily built structure used to protect observers, military personnel, and the like during weapons and rocketry testing.
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