A defense consisting of pointed stakes driven into the ramparts in a horizontal or inclined position.
To protect, as a line of troops, against an onset of cavalry, by opposing bayonets raised obliquely forward.
A palisade or barrier consisting of an inclined or horizontal fence of wooden stakes.
A defense of closely placed stakes or logs, 6 to 8 feet long, driven or dug into the ground and sharpened; arranged to point horizontally or obliquely outward from a defensive position.
or fraising. A defense of closely placed stakes or logs driven or dug obliquely into the ground in front of a fortification and sharpened.
sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes
The horizontal or down-sloping palisade round the berme.
A palisade of sharpened wooden stakes projecting out-ward in a horizontal fashion from the rampart to prevent an enemy from taking the fort by surprise.
(Fr.) - row of pointed logs set close together and inclined toward the enemy, often erected in the exterior ditch of a redoubt to prevent attackers from scaling the parapets. Sometimes called a palisade.