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CASEMATE (Ital. casa, a house, and ma...

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 444 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CASEMATE (Ital. casa, a house, and matta, dull or dim), an armoured vault or chamber, or in field fortification, a bomb-proof shelter; in architecture, a hollow moulding, chiefly employed in cornices.
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