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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of redan in fortifications; a swallowtail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A form of redan, so named from its shape; -- called also swallowtail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In fortification, an outwork with two salient and three reëntering angles.

Etymologies

priest +‎ cap, from its shape. (Wiktionary)

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