Some of the enemy, advancing from the epaulement, proceeded in pursuit, but were checked by the apparition of the Guards.
We fortified the post by an epaulement or two for cannon, high up on the hillside covering the ferry and the road up New River.
epaulement, e-pawl′ment, n. a side-work of a battery or earthwork to protect it from a flanking fire.
Here he made a full stop, and the old gentleman repeated the question, "But pray what is an epaulement?"
I asked Mount, who was leaning over the epaulement, waiting patiently for a mark.
On the epaulement above the outer trench something moved, probably a sentry.
For the second has landed just over and behind the epaulement.