verb (used with object)
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Origin of escarp
Words nearby escarp
Example sentences from the Web for escarp
Cest une vieille ville du moyen ge, ville de dfense et de refuge, pose sur un plateau escarp, do toute la valle se dcouvre.The Story of Perugia|Margaret Symonds
The line of the escarp is called the magistral line since it regulates the trace.
By making the crest of the parapet quite independent of the escarp line he obtained great freedom of direction for his fire.
The ditch has escarp and counterscarp, and is defended by counterscarp galleries at the angles.
There is no escarp, the natural slope of the rampart being carried down to the bottom of the ditch.