from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An overhanging slope: as, a wall with a counter-slope. Mahan.
  • n. In fortification, the inclination of the sole of an embrasure upward and outward from the sill: used in contradistinction to the downward slope toward the front usually given to the soles in embrasure batteries.


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