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Fort up   /fɔrt əp/   Listen
Fort up

Gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense.  Synonym: fort.

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"Fort up" Quotes from Famous Books

... boats and conpites. They said that the king Soltan Lijar was in Borney, and that the panguilan Salalila had died by some disease. They had heard, from the fishermen who came to their boat to sell fish, that the king had a fort up the river where he had placed the women and the food-supplies of the city when he heard of our coming. The said fishermen told them that the king had ordered a quantity of poison to be thrown into the water, in order to kill the people. They had heard even that the death of the said Salalila ...
— The Philippine Islands 1493-1898, Vol. 4 of 55 - 1576-1582 • Edited by E. H. Blair and J. A. Robertson

Words linked to "Fort up" :   gather, foregather, assemble, forgather, meet

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