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 Saliens (The).Salisbury Cathedral. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Salient Angles,
 
in fortification, are those angles in a rampart which point outwards towards the country; those which point inwards towards the place fortified are called “re-entering angles.”   1
 


 Saliens (The).Salisbury Cathedral. 

 
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