from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A barricade of heaped earth for protection from gunfire.
- n. A position in which one shoulder is thrust forward and the other back, and the torso turned at a right angle to the supporting leg.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A side work, made of gabions, fascines, or bags, filled with earth, or of earth heaped up, to afford cover from the flanking fire of an enemy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See epaulment.
French épaulement, from épaule + -ment (Wiktionary)