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battered plinth


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  • "Lovely jargon. This refers to the base of a wall being provided with a widening slope, both to strengthen the bottom of the wall against undermining and to provide a ricochet surface for objects such as rocks being dropped down from machicolations that would bounce off horizontally and zap the attackers."

    August 27, 2008

  • Aww, who would batter such a lovely thing as a plinth?

    August 27, 2008

  • You are correct...this is a perfect word of art.

    May 9, 2009

  • *swoons*

    May 9, 2009