Ported \Port"ed\, a. Having gates. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

We took the sevenfold-ported Thebes. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ported — Port Port, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Porting}.] [F. porter, L. portare to carry. See {Port} demeanor.] 1. To carry; to bear; to transport. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They are easily ported by boat into other shires. Fuller. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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