The faces of the solid ground and the sides of the causeways are revetted with wattle-work.
The German trenches were formed of enormous breastworks 12 to 15 feet wide, and were revetted with brushwood.
Their sides were revetted, or held from collapsing, by strong wickerwork.
The parapet is revetted with timber, and the interior ditch is very wide.
It may be set back a short distance from the revetted bank; but it is, in effect, the requisite parapet.
In some ground the earth will "hold itself up" at the sides of the trenches, in other ground it will have to be revetted.
The trenches themselves were well-built and revetted with sand bags, and dry enough even during the wettest weather.
The trenches, which were in a state of decay after the frosts and rains of the winter, had to be duckboarded and revetted.
As a rule the external faces of all important buildings were revetted with very hard and well burnt bricks.
A tunneled, revetted, embrasured and battlemented citadel filled with rusty armor and broken lances.