tur·​ret·​ed ˈtər-ə-təd How to pronounce turreted (audio)
: furnished with or as if with turrets
a turreted fortress

Examples of turreted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The turreted mansion that’s home to the Academy of Magical Arts is an imposing Chateauesque structure looming over Franklin Avenue. Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 2020 Behind the turreted gateway of the National Penitentiary, south of Manila, lurk the likes of Antonio Sanchez, a notorious rapist and murderer. The Economist, 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, 24 Sep. 2019 Up above, a pair of turreted towers take in views of Mt. St. Helena. Los Angeles Times, 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, 30 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of turreted was circa 1550

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“Turreted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turreted. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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