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ravelin

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
ravelin

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

Reference Entry.  19 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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