barbette

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bar·bette

noun \bär-ˈbet\

Definition of BARBETTE

1
:  a mound of earth or a protected platform from which guns fire over a parapet
2
:  an armored structure protecting a gun turret on a warship

Origin of BARBETTE

French, diminutive of barbe headdress
First Known Use: 1772

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