turreted

adjective
tur·​ret·​ed | \ ˈtər-ə-təd How to pronounce turreted (audio) , ˈtə-rə-, ˈtu̇r-ə- \

Definition of turreted

: furnished with or as if with turrets a turreted fortress

Examples of turreted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Behind the turreted gateway of the National Penitentiary, south of Manila, lurk the likes of Antonio Sanchez, a notorious rapist and murderer. The Economist, "An administrative error reveals the fear Filipinos have of the police," 26 Sep. 2019 Built in 1947, the main house has been updated and features a turreted entry, a formal dining room, a gleaming chef’s kitchen, four bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms in 5,830 square feet of interior. Neal J. Leitereg, Los Angeles Times, "Hollywood producer Mike Medavoy looks to cut a deal in the Beverly Hills Post Office area," 24 Sep. 2019 Up above, a pair of turreted towers take in views of Mt. St. Helena. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019 Up above, a pair of turreted towers take in views of Mt. St. Helena. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019 Rhoda meets Mary Richards, played by the show’s namesake, when Mary moves into the turreted Victorian house where Rhoda has fashioned a home in the attic, fringe beads tinkling in the doorway. Emily Langer, Washington Post, "Valerie Harper, actress beloved as the chronically single, irrepressibly funny Rhoda Morgenstern, dies at 80," 30 Aug. 2019 Up above, a pair of turreted towers take in views of Mt. St. Helena. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019 Up above, a pair of turreted towers take in views of Mt. St. Helena. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019 Up above, a pair of turreted towers take in views of Mt. St. Helena. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019

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First Known Use of turreted

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

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“Turreted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turreted. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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