counterguard definition

  • noun:
    • A low outwork before a bastion or ravelin, consisting of two outlines of rampart parallel into faces associated with bastion, and safeguarding all of them from a breaching fire.
    • the lowest outwork before a bastion or ravelin, comprising two lines of rampart parallel to the faces of the bastion, and safeguarding them from a breaching fire.
    • In fortification, a small rampart or work, properly a-work raised prior to the point of a bastion, comprising two long faces parallel on faces of bastion, and making a salient direction.
    • a specific section of a sword-hilt.
    • a decreased outwork before a bastion or ravelin, consisting of two outlines of rampart parallel to your faces associated with bastion, and safeguarding them from a breaching fire.
    • a decreased outwork before a bastion or ravelin, consisting of two outlines of rampart parallel into faces of the bastion, and protecting all of them from a breaching fire.
    • In fortification, a small rampart or work, precisely a work raised prior to the point of a bastion, comprising two long faces parallel toward faces of this bastion, and making a salient angle.
    • a particular part of a sword-hilt.

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