Definition of Brisure

1. n. Any part of a rampart or parapet which deviates from the general direction.



Definition of Brisure

1. Noun. Any part of a rampart or parapet which deviates from the general direction. ¹

2. Noun. (heraldry) A mark of cadency or difference. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brisure

1. a jutting part of a rampart [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisure

bristles
bristletail
bristletails
bristlier
bristliest
bristliness
bristling
bristling with(p)
bristlingly
bristly
bristly locust
bristly oxtongue
bristly sarsaparilla
bristly sarsparilla
bristols
brisure (current term)
brisures
brit
brit milah
britannia
britannias
britches
britchka
britholite
briths
british columbia
britschka
britska
britskas
britt

Literary usage of Brisure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"brisure. In fortification, any part of a rampart or parapet which deviates from the general direction. ..."

2. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward, George Burnett (1892)
"His descendants, by permission of LOUIS, Duke of SAVOY, turned this into the legitimate brisure of a bend azure. BAVARIA. ..."

3. A Treatise on Ecclesiastical Heraldry by John Woodward (1894)
"ANDREWS (1509-1513), natural son of JAMES IV., bore on his seal the full Royal Arms sans brisure supported by the Royal unicorns, and having the ..."

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