revetment


re·vet·ment

noun \-ˈvet-mənt\

Definition of REVETMENT

1
:  a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment
2
:  embankment; especially :  a barricade to provide shelter (as against bomb fragments or strafing)

First Known Use of REVETMENT

1779

Rhymes with REVETMENT

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