Orillon

O┬Ěril'lon noun [ French, lit., a little ear, from oreille an ear, from Latin oricula , auricula , dim. of auris an ear. See Ear .] (Fort.) A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank, -- found in o...
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Orillon

• (n.) A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank, -- found in old fortresses.
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Orillon

In fortifications an orillon was a semi-circular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank.
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Orillon

An orillon, also known as an orillion, is an architectural element of a military fortification. The ear-shaped projection of masonry provided defense for guns and soldiers at the flank of a bastion. However, an orillon could also shield a city gate. An orillon (link below), sometimes referred to as an orillion, is an architectural element of a for...
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