The side of the ditch next the parapet; -- same as scarp, and opposed to counterscarp.
To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap.
a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
Escarpment (Fr.), or Scarp - rear or inner slope of a ditch. In a front-ditch earthwork, a continuation below grade of the exterior slope of the parapet. See Counterscarp.
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