tenaillon

noun te·nail·lon \tənäyōⁿ\

Definition of tenaillon

plural

tenaillons

\-ōⁿ(z)\
  1. :  a work constructed on each side of a ravelin to increase its strength, procure additional ground beyond the ditch, or cover the shoulders of the bastions

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Origin and Etymology of tenaillon

French, from tenaille


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