- Furnished with, protected by, or built like a casemate.
casemate + -ed
Variant of casemate
a shellproof or armored enclosure with openings for guns, as in a fortress wall or on a warship
Origin of casemateFrench ; from Italian casamatta ; from Classical Greek chasmata, plural of chasma, opening, chasm; altered by associated, association with Italian casa, house + matto, dim, dark