Definition of Caponier

1. a type of defense [n -S]



Caponier Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caponier

capoc
capoeira
capoeiras
capoeirista
capoierista
capoieristas
capology
capon
capon-comb-growth test
capon-comb unit
capon unit
caponata
caponatas
caponet
caponets
caponier (current term)
caponiers
caponise
caponised
caponises
caponize
caponized
caponizes
caponizing
caponomics
capons
caporal
caporals
caporegime
caporegimes

Literary usage of Caponier

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1. Elements of Fortification: Field and Permanent. by Auguste Frédéric Lendy (1857)
"(52) A caponier is a sort of block-house placed under the escarp of a redoubt; ... The ditch must be enlarged in front of the caponier. FIG. 77. ..."

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