from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medieval milit. arch., a continuous footway upon the top of the ramparts, protected by the battlements, and affording means of communication between towers and bastions.
- n. A sentry-path around a fortification, along the scarp or counterscarp, protected by a loopholed wall or the glacis. See covered way, under cover.
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