Demibastion
Demibastion Dem"i*bas"tion (?; 106), n. [Cf. F. demi- bastion.] (Fort.) A half bastion, or that part of a bastion consisting of one face and one flank. [1913 Webster]

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  • Demibastion — (fr., spr. Dmibastjong), halbes Bollwerk; Demibrigade (spr. Dmibrigahd), Halbbrigade …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • demibastion — demibastioned, adj. /dem ee bas cheuhn/, n. Fort. a work consisting of half a bastion, and hence having one face and one flank. [1685 95; DEMI + BASTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • demibastion — demi·bastion …   English syllables

  • demibastion — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: demi + bastion : a half bastion consisting of one face and one flank * * * demibastioned, adj. /dem ee bas cheuhn/, n. Fort. a work consisting of half a bastion, and hence having one face and one flank. [1685 95; DEMI + …   Useful english dictionary

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