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  • noun Plural form of epaulement.

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Examples

  • On either side were small redoubts and epaulements, twelve in all.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • On either side were small redoubts and epaulements, twelve in all.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • On either side were small redoubts and epaulements, twelve in all.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • On either side were small redoubts and epaulements, twelve in all.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • On either side were small redoubts and epaulements, twelve in all.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • All our field batteries were put in position, and were covered by good epaulements; the troops were brought forward, in easy support, concealed by the shape of the ground; and to the minute, viz.,

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • On February 10th, by order of Colonel Burn-Murdoch (1st Dragoons) and the Camp Commandant, I placed my guns in the entrenched camp half a mile beyond the bridge, and up to 14th was employed in making gun epaulements and pits, and finding the ranges.

    With the Naval Brigade in Natal (1899-1900) Journal of Active Service

  • They are impossible to disable behind their huge epaulements unless you actually hit the gun, and they are so harmless as hardly to be worth disabling.

    From Capetown to Ladysmith An Unfinished Record of the South African War

  • William, but he seems to have lost all judgment in a fit of personal vanity and to have ordered a second charge which could not but prove as futile as the first, delivered as it was up a perfect glacis strengthened by epaulements, reverses and countersunk galvon work and one whose natural strength was heightened by the stockade which the indomitable energy of Harold's troops had perfected in the early hours of the morning.

    First and Last

  • The sharpshooters perched themselves wherever they could best get a good view of the enemy from the fort, and sheltered themselves with little andbag epaulements loopholed.

    Memoirs of the War of Secession

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