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Covered Way, road formed on the counterscarp and protected by the relief of the glacis (see p. 308).Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
Before this curtain is a platform, in the place of a counterscarp, on which are planted cannon of large size.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
On the 18th three mines were exploded, and the counterscarp was blown into the ditch.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The Swedes followed up their fire by leaping the counterscarp and falling tooth and nail upon the foe with furious outcries.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8|Charles H. Sylvester
Then Marshal Turenne broke ground, and carried on two approaches towards the Counterscarp.An English Garner (4 of 8)|Various