blockhouse

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A wooden fortification with a projecting upper story
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blockhouse (plural blockhouses)

  1. A sturdy military fortification, often of concrete, with gunports.
  2. A reinforced building from which to control hazardous operations, such as an explosion or a rocket launch.
  3. (dated) A temporary wooden fortification with a projecting upper story.

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