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 Relics.Rem Acu. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Relief (The).
 
In fortification, the general height to which the defensive masses of earth are raised. The directions in which the masses are laid out are called the tracings.   1
 


 Relics.Rem Acu. 

 
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