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turreted

[tur-i-tid, tuhr-] /ˈtɜr ɪ tɪd, ˈtʌr-/
adjective
1.
furnished with a turret or turrets.
2.
having a turretlike part or parts.
3.
Zoology. having whorls in the form of a long or towering spiral, as certain shells.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; turret + -ed3
Related forms
unturreted, adjective
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  • The bedroom was uncanny in its half-light, which turned the curtains to lurking robbers, the dressing-table to a turreted castle.
  • The turreted clapboard hotel also has a restaurant on the premises.
  • Of ancient origin, celebrated in myth and art, it is regally beautiful in its leathery scarlet skin and turreted crown.
  • Of ancient origin, celebrated in myth and art, it is regally beautiful in its leathery scarlet skin and turreted crown.
  • The main building of blue limestone was four stories high and had a turreted stairwell and a tin mansard roof.
British Dictionary definitions for turreted

turreted

/ˈtʌrɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
having or resembling a turret or turrets
2.
(of a gastropod shell) having the shape of a long spiral
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