from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sudden reddening of the visual field accompanied by severe headache and caused by engorgement of the blood vessels of the head when a person is subjected to a negative force of gravity, as in stunt flying.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See redoubt.
  • noun In fortification, a general name for nearly every class of works wholly inclosed and undefended by reëntering or flanking angles.
  • noun Synonyms See fortification.
  • In heraldry, bent in many angles: noting a cross with hooked extremities, in the form of the fylfot or swastika.
  • noun A simplified and former spelling of redoubt.


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