Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In fortification, a bastion that has only one face and one flank.

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

  • noun (Fort.) A half bastion, or that part of a bastion consisting of one face and one flank.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun military A half bastion, or that part of a bastion consisting of one face and one flank.

Etymologies

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Compare French demi-bastion.

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