Definition for E-PAUL'MENT

E-PAUL'MENT, n. [from Fr. epaule, a shoulder.]

In fortification, a side-work or work to cover sidewise, made of gabions, fascines, or bags of earth. It sometimes denotes a semi-bastion and a square orillon, or mass of earth faced and lined with a wall, designed to cover the canon of the casemate. Harris.

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