Tenaille

Low earth or masonry structure, built in the ditch to protect the curtain.

Tenaille

Tenaille (archaic Tenalia) is an advanced defensive-work, in front of the main defences of a fortress which takes its name from resemblance, real or imaginary, to the lip of a pair of pincers.{sfn|Carlyle|1868|loc=p. 381} It is `from French, literally: tongs, from Late Latin tenācula, pl of tenaculum`. In a letter to John Bradshaw, President of.....
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Tenaille

• (n.) An outwork in the main ditch, in front of the curtain, between two bastions. See Illust. of Ravelin.
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Tenaille

Te·naille' noun [ French, a pair of pincers or tongs, a tenaille, from Latin tenaculum . See Tenaculum .] (Fort.) An outwork in the main ditch, in front of the curtain, between two bastions. See Illust. of Ravelin .
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Tenaille

In fortifications, a tenaille is an outwork in the main ditch, in front of the curtain, between two bastions.
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tenaille

outwork in main ditch of a fortification
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