Priestcap
Priestcap Priest"cap`, n. (Fort.) A form of redan, so named from its shape; -- called also {swallowtail}. [1913 Webster]

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  • priestcap — Swallowtail Swal low*tail , n. 1. (Carp.) A kind of tenon or tongue used in making joints. See {Dovetail}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A species of willow. [1913 Webster] 3. (Fort.) An outwork with converging sides, its head or front forming a re[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swallowtail — Priestcap Priest cap , n. (Fort.) A form of redan, so named from its shape; called also {swallowtail}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swallowtail — Swal low*tail , n. 1. (Carp.) A kind of tenon or tongue used in making joints. See {Dovetail}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A species of willow. [1913 Webster] 3. (Fort.) An outwork with converging sides, its head or front forming a re[ e]ntrant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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