fortalice

fortalice
/fawr"tl is/, n.
1. a small fort; an outwork.
2. Archaic. a fortress.
[1375-1425; late ME < ML fortalitia, fortalitium, deriv. of L fortis strong. See FORTRESS]

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  • fortalice — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin fortalitia more at fortress Date: 15th century 1. archaic fortress 2. archaic a small fort …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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