meaning of barbette

barbette meaning in General Dictionary

A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification by which guns tend to be installed to fire throughout the parapet

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  • (formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet
  • A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification, on which firearms are mounted to fire throughout the parapet.

barbette - German to English

barbette


barbette meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification, by which weapons tend to be installed to fire over the parapet.