turreted

adjective
tur·​ret·​ed | \ˈtər-ə-təd, ˈtə-rə-, ˈtu̇r-ə-\

Definition of turreted 

: furnished with or as if with turrets a turreted fortress

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Khasab Fort Built by the Portuguese in the 17th century, this ancient turreted fort is now home to one of the best (and only) small museums in the area. Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Dubai," 4 Mar. 2018 On one hand, rows of olive trees stand like obedient soldiers before a turreted building that almost looks like a castle. Gemma Askham, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Barcelona," 4 Mar. 2018 Image The five-level home has eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and two kitchens, connected by a turreted spiral stone staircase. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "House Hunting in … England," 13 June 2018 On the day of the fatal storm, Samaras was supposed to be bringing his Lightning Intercept Vehicle, equipped with 360 degrees of turreted Phantom cameras, to the team. Joseph Bien-kahn, Outside Online, "Can We Ever Understand the Mind of a Stormchaser?," 30 Mar. 2018 The shuttered Navy prison looks like a turreted castle. Washington Post, "History and tech co-exist at Navy’s oldest public shipyard," 15 Oct. 2017 Built in 1900, the turreted Queen Anne on a 0.35-acre lot has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. Pioneer Press, The Mercury News, "Peek inside the Mary Tyler Moore house, on sale for $1.7 million," 3 Feb. 2017 The narrator arrives at the opulent, turreted castle and is deflowered by her new husband. Maggie Doherty, New Republic, "Fairytales Punish the Curious," 18 July 2017 And perhaps the most identifiable landmark — the turreted hillside fortress built in 1908 by rail magnate Henry Harrison McCloskey. Ginny Prior, The Mercury News, "Pacifica offers feast for the senses for travelers," 11 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of turreted

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

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