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ravelin

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

In a fortification, an outwork consisting of two battered faces forming a salient angle, constructed beyond the counter-scarp or slope of the main ditch in front of the curtain-wall of the...

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ravelin

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

In a fortification, an outwork consisting of two battered faces forming a salient angle, constructed beyond the counter-scarp or slope of the main ditch in front of the curtain-wall of the...

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ravelin

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 44 words.

In a fortification, an outwork consisting of two battered faces forming a salient angle, constructed beyond the counter-scarp or slope

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ravelin

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

Alun, Malin, Tallinn • Jacklin • franklin • chaplain, Chaplin • ratline • Carlin, call-in, marlin,

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ravelin

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 141 words.

Alun, Malin, Tallinn • Jacklin • franklin • chaplain, Chaplin • ratline • Carlin, marlin, marline,

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ravelin

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

(fortif.) outwork of two faces forming a salient angle. XVI. — F. — It. †ravellino, (now) rivellino,

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ravelin

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 38 words.

Outwork in a fortification consisting of two *battered faces forming a *salient angle, constructed beyond the *counter

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ravelin <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

L16 French (from Italian ravellina (now rivellino), of unknown origin).

History An outwork of fortifications, consisting of two faces

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tenaillon

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Work in a fortification strengthening the sides of a ravelin.

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tenaillon

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 11 words.

Work in a fortification strengthening the sides of a ravelin.

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tenaillon

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 11 words.

Work in a fortification strengthening the sides of a *ravelin.

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demilune

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 30 words.

*Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the *bastions and *curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental

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redan

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 32 words.

1 Small ravelin or fieldwork with two faces forming a salient angle.

2 Projection or break at the angle of

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demilune

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 30 words.

Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the bastions and curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental on plan rather

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redan

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 32 words.

1. Small *ravelin or fieldwork with two faces forming a *salient angle.

2. Projection or break at the

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redan

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Small ravelin or fieldwork with two faces forming a salient angle.

2 Projection or break at the angle of a panel.

3 Step in a wall...

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demilune

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the bastions and curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental on plan rather than the more usual triangular arrangement, facilitating the...

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Rice, Victor Albert

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 95 words.

Born 7 March 1941; o s of late Albert Edward Rice and of Rosina Emmeline (née Pallant); m 1984, Corinne Sutcliffe

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redoubt

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Warfare and Defence.

1 Inner last retreat in a fortification.

2 Fieldwork or outwork enclosed on all sides, of square or polygonal shape, set beyond the glacis, known as a det...

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Naarden

Quentin Hughes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 332 words.

Dutch town, 20 km east of Amsterdam. It is one of the best-preserved fortified towns in Europe, presenting an almost regular form of large bastions. Viewed from the air, it is revealed...

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Ferabosco [Ferrabosco], Pietro

J. Krčálová.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Renaissance Art. 298 words.

(b Laino, nr Como, ?1512; d ?Como, ?1599).

Italian painter, architect and fortification designer. He entered the service of the Habsburg court in Vienna in 1544 and undertook...

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