Covered
Covered Cov"ered (k?v"?rd), a. Under cover; screened; sheltered; not exposed; hidden. [1913 Webster]

{Covered way} (Fort.), a corridor or banquette along the top of the counterscarp and covered by an embankment whose slope forms the glacis. It gives the garrison an open line of communication around the works, and a standing place beyond the ditch. See Illust. of {Ravelin}. [1913 Webster]


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  • covered — covered; un·covered; …   English syllables

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  • covered — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ leave sb/sth ▪ The car sped past, leaving us covered in mud. ADVERB …   Collocations dictionary

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  • -covered — UK [kʌvə(r)d] / US [kʌvərd] suffix used with some nouns for making adjectives meaning covered with a particular thing chocolate covered sweets a velvet covered sofa …   English dictionary

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