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We were then about six hundred yards from and in plain view of the block-house and Spanish trenches.
The ruins of the block-house, though much dilapidated and crumbling, are also, visible.The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish|James Fenimore Cooper
A question has doubtless presented itself to the reader as to the necessity of the lads entering the block-house at all.
There was a gate on each side of the stockade, except on that furthest removed from the block-house.
This block-house was erected in advance of the settlement itself, so as to better guard the approach of an enemy.The Frontier Angel|Edward S. Ellis