to face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material.
- un·re·vet·ted, adjective
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How to use revet in a sentence
revet all surfaces up to the cornice with variegated marbles, and above the cornice spread mosaics.Constantinople painted by Warwick Goble | Alexander Van Millingen
Always dig to full depth before beginning to revet, as it is impossible to dig deeper afterwards without loosening the revetting.Military Instructors Manual | James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
I went this day on shore along with the master, Mr revet, and some others, and dined on shore.
British Dictionary definitions for revet
to face (a wall or embankment) with stones
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