Abatis synonyms

ăb'ə-tē', -tĭs
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A steep slope or cliff; an escarpment.
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Any temporary fortification, as an earthen barrier, made by troops in the field
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Alternative spelling of abatis.
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The outer slope of a defensive or fortified ditch
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(Military) A half bastion, or that part of a bastion consisting of one face and one flank.
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A fortress
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(Military, historical) An outwork in the main ditch of a fortification, in front of the curtain, between two bastions.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A rampart or other defensive entrenchment.
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A fortification built around a sieged target by the besiegers.
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Find another word for abatis. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abatis, like: escarp, fieldwork, abattis, counterscarp, demibastion, fortalice, tenaille, vallation, circumvallation and contravallation.