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Meaning of OUTWORK

Pronunciation:  'awtwurk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area; "the outworks of the castle"
 

OUTWORK is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: defence, defense, defensive structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Out*work"\, v. t.
    To exceed in working; to work more or faster than.
    
    
  2. \Out"work`\, n. (Fort.)
    A minor defense constructed beyond the main body of a work,
    as a ravelin, lunette, hornwork, etc. --Wilhelm.
    
    
 

 

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