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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Revetments,
 
in fortifications. In “permanent fortification” the sides of ditches supported by walls of masonry are so called. (See COUNTERFORTS.)   1
 


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