noun, plural gla·cis [gley-seez, -siz, glas-eez, -iz] /ˈgleɪ siz, -sɪz, ˈglæs iz, -ɪz/, gla·cis·es.
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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
On the north and east are bastions with a very slight projection, a glacis, and ravelin.Tent Work in Palestine|Claude Reignier Conder
She leaped on the parapet and the next second was on the glacis.Greenmantle|John Buchan
They climbed the steep slope to the top of the glacis, and then ran down until they were brought to a standstill by another moat.Won by the Sword|G.A. Henty
But a certain number of those glorious dead remained lying on the glacis or in the ditches of the place.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell