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I leaned back in the embrasure in a more comfortable position, so that I could enjoy more fully the aerial gambolling.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
I turned with a gasp of excitement and satisfaction: yes, the embrasure of the wall was deep enough; what a wall it was!
The bank was a parapet, behind which the gunboats crouched, firing up the bayou as through an embrasure.
The men who work these guns now do not need to see the enemy, even through the porthole or the embrasure.
The day before yesterday he saw the smoke from an embrasure on his left and heard a shell coming, but did not see it.
THE LIFE OF GORDON, VOLUME IDEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER
He masked the embrasure and had the piece loaded with a double charge of slugs and grape shot and half a charge of powder.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
Then she stood, half leaning against the embrasure, gazing moodily across the river.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
Just then a musket ball struck the cannon in the embrasure, rolled along, and fell at the general's feet.
At that instant a puff of smoke broke from an embrasure of the rear fort, and a gun thundered out its defiance to Xuarez.
This niche is of concrete, and its walls in the vicinity of the embrasure are protected by thick iron plate.

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