Definition of 'portcullis'
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The portcullis is down on the Middle Tower, and the Lion Gate is barred. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)A gateway and an obstruction, for all the world like a portcullis. THE TARTAN RINGERS (2002)
He then took up the reins of the mule that lugged his few belongings and led the animal towards the portcullis. THE ANCIENT FUTURE: THE DARK AGE (2002)
Trends of 'portcullis'
Used Rarely. portcullis is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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