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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Counterforts,
 
in permanent fortification. The sides of ditches strengthened interiorly by buttresses some fifteen or eighteen feet apart. (See REVETMENTS.)   1
 


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