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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small gate in the rear of a fort or castle.

Usage examples (34)
  • A narrow postern, which is generally accepted as that through which
  • For an adventuring mood this window was a kind of postern to the house for innocent deception, beyond the eye of both the sitting-room and cook.
  • The first I caught was sidling through the postern
  • An old-fashioned rope-pull hung beside the postern. for more
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