Thesaurus / scarp
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The bullet went whining by with an ugly hornet-noise, and the report of the gun echoed along the scarp.
DAVID AND THE PHOENIXEDWARD ORMONDROYD
The sheer face of the scarp fell away beneath them, plunging down to the tiny trees and rocks below.
DAVID AND THE PHOENIXEDWARD ORMONDROYD
The inner edge was bounded by a second scarp—a wall of red stone with sparkling points of light imbedded in its smooth surface.
DAVID AND THE PHOENIXEDWARD ORMONDROYD
The ditch is very broad, and the scarp and counterscarp are riveted with brickwork.
PICTURES OF SOUTHERN LIFEWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The scarp or steeply inclined slope; this is necessarily of small extent except in the direction of its length.
Some of its battlements remain; they served to cover the movements of troops on the terrace between the scarp and the wall.
THE WALLS OF CONSTANTINOPLEBERNARD GRANVILLE BAKER
There were several hits on the scarp, but none of the guns were in any way injured.
It was, properly speaking, a fosse, the scarp of which was higher than the counter-scarp.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 2 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
They consisted of a trench seven feet deep; the bottom, from scarp to counterscarp, six feet broad; the top thirteen feet broad.
The entrance to the old fort is through a scarp gallery several hundred feet in length.

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