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Webster 1828 Edition


Redout

REDOUT'

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Noun.
[L. reductus, reduco, to bring back; literally a retreat. The usual orthography, redoubt, is egregiously erroneous.]
In fortification, an outwork; a small square fort without any defense, except in front; used in trenches, lines of circumvallation, contravallation and approach to defend passages, &c.

Definition 2022


redout

redout

English

Noun

redout (plural redouts)

  1. The situation where the body experiences a negative g-force sufficient to cause a blood flow from the lower parts of the body to the head.

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