epaulement

noun epaule·ment \āpōlmäⁿ\

Definition of epaulement

plural

epaulements

\-äⁿ(z)\
  1. 1 :  a barricade of earth like a rough parapet used mainly as cover from flanking fire

  2. 2 usually épaulement \"\ [French, from épauler + -ment] ballet :  a shoulder movement performed by turning the body from the waist upward and bringing one shoulder forward and the other back

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Origin and Etymology of epaulement

French épaulement, from épaule + -ment


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