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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mil.) One of the small galleries run out in front of the glacis. They serve to annoy the enemy's miners.

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