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Explanation: a casement is a type of window or opening in a construction. In military terms a gun casement would be an opening in the wall of a fortification from which you can fire on your ennemy hence "meutrière" n.f.
Explanation: According to "le Robert":
Casemate = abri enterré, protégé contre les bombes. Casemate de béton. Casemate servant d'abri aux troupes, de magasin, de logement pour une pièce d'artillerie, casemates d'un fort
"Casemate d'artillerie restaurée d'un fort de la IIe guerre mondiale"
Guereau France Local time: 15:44 Native speaker of: French PRO pts in pair: 1078
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