a fortified defensive position; stronghold.
a location that is by its site and nature easily defended
a spot in a defensive position that is heavily defended
noun 1. a fireproof, burglarproof room in which valuables are kept. noun 1. a specially designed room in which valuables are locked for safety
noun, Football. 1. the defensive back assigned to cover the area across from the strong side of the opponent’s offensive line and primarily responsible for defending against pass plays.
noun, Football. 1. the side of the offensive line where the tight end is positioned, thereby the side having the greater number of players.
- Strong silent type
A man of action who is reserved and masks his feelings. For example, Paula always preferred the strong silent type to more extroverted men. Almost never used for a woman, this expression may be obsolescent. [ c. 1900 ]