from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the small galleries run out in front of the glacis. They serve to annoy the enemy's miners.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In fortification, a small gallery made in front of the glacis for the shelter of troops, designed to annoy or interrupt the miners of the enemy.
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