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In six days they completed the parapet, with a glacis on the opposite side.The Battle of New Orleans|Zachary F. Smith
The opposing lines of trenches go down the slope, much as usual, with the enemy line above on a slight natural glacis.The Old Front Line|John Masefield
It was like the escarped rampart of a stupendous fortress, whose glacis was the beach, and whose champaign the ocean.Cape Cod|Henry D. Thoreau
It is defended by a castle with ditches glacis, and by a double wall, which in some parts is triple.
Hamos (Hems) is a good town, well inclosed with walls and ditches "en glacis," situated in a plain on the banks of a small river.