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See definition of posterns on Dictionary.com
  • as inrear
  • as inback door
  • as indoor

synonyms for posterns

  • back
  • back door
  • back end
  • backside
  • bottom
  • butt
  • rear end
  • tail
  • behind
  • buttocks
  • end
  • heel
  • hind
  • hindquarters
  • posterior
  • postern
  • rearward
  • reverse
  • rump
  • seat
  • stern
  • tailpiece
  • tush
  • afterpart
  • back seat
  • hind part
  • rear guard
  • tail end
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    How to use posterns in a sentence

    The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    During this we brought in through the posterns all the horses and other cattle we could collect.
    THE INDIAN: ON THE BATTLE-FIELD AND IN THE WIGWAMJOHN FROST
    These walls were flanked by thirty-four towers, pierced with five gates and two posterns.
    THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
    There were also several posterns, small openings made in the wall at some height above the ground, for use with rope ladders.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
    The two posterns in the north wall of the inner ward against the Devilin and Martin towers, "c" and "g," were not made till 1681.
    MEMORIALS OF OLD LONDONVARIOUS
    At once they began repairing the walls, closing up gates and posterns, and barricading the streets.
    WOMEN OF MEDIVAL FRANCEPIERCE BUTLER
    Posterns are underground communications made through the body of the place or some of the outworks.
    ELEMENTS OF MILITARY ART AND SCIENCEHENRY WAGER HALLECK
    Besides this principal entrance, the enclosure had five other gates or posterns.
    MEDIVAL LONDONWILLIAM BENHAM
    Besides these there were a few posterns, most of which led only into the inner terrace.
    CONSTANTINOPLEWILLIAM HOLDEN HUTTON
    It formerly was encompassed by a wall which had four gates and three posterns.
    ENGLISH COAST DEFENCESGEORGE CLINCH
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