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1 Defensive projection, usually canted on plan and with battered sides, at an angle of a fortress from which the ground in front of ramparts may be viewed and raked with fire.

2 In gardens, a vantage-point in a corner, or a raised projection, like an arrow-head bastion.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Architecture.

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