fortalice

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From mediaeval Latin fortalitia, from fortis ‘strong’.

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fortalice (plural fortalices)

  1. (archaic) A small fortress.
    • 1819: Tell them whatever thou hast a mind of the weakness of this fortalice, or aught else that can detain them before it for twenty-four hours. — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe

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