Escarp

Definition of Escarp

Es`carp´
n.1.(Fort.) The side of the ditch next the parapet; - same as scarp, and opposed to counterscarp.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap.
[imp. & p. p. Escarped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Escarping.]

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escarpment, fortification, munition, protective embankment, scarp
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