a small fort; an outwork.
Archaic. a fortress.
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How to use fortalice in a sentence
Another shed was built just under the fortalice, on the lake side, for the safe housing of the live stock.The Norsemen in the West | R.M. Ballantyne
He was preparing to break a sulky sentinel or two when all the ground of his fortalice was a very network of loaded mines!The Secret Glory | Arthur Machen
And yet I cannot think that any Scottish or French rovers could land in such force as to beleaguer the fortalice.The White Company | Arthur Conan Doyle
Percy pointed to the small outlying fortalice upon the knoll, on which also flew the flag of the bloody head.Sir Nigel | Arthur Conan Doyle
The short November afternoon was fading into a gusty evening, as Ned Cromarty drew near his fortalice.Simon | J. Storer Clouston
British Dictionary definitions for fortalice
a small fort or outwork of a fortification
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