Definition of Escarps

1. Verb. (third-person singular of escarp) ¹



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Definition of Escarps

1. escarp [v] - See also: escarp

Lexicographical Neighbors of Escarps

escapology
escar
escarbuncle
escarbuncles
escargatoire
escargatoires
escargot
escargots
escarole
escaroles
escarped
escarping
escarpment
escarpments
escarps (current term)
escars
escatology
eschalot
eschalots
eschar
eschara
escharase
escharectomy
escharine
escharotic
escharotick
escharotics
escharotomy
eschars

Literary usage of Escarps

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

1. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1862)
"Again, if the escarps of the body of the place are exposed low enough to be effectively breached from a ..."

2. History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1894)
"The enclosing wall began from the point where the escarps of the Chavos cease ; it ran along the edge of the hill, a trifle above the middle of its height, ..."

3. Life and Correspondence of Field Marshal Sir John Burgoyne, Bart by George Wrottesley (1873)
"This is old, of an enormous profile, its escarps built on rock of from fifty to ninety feet high. It is covered by a counterscarp and the old works of the ..."

4. The Great Siege: The Investment and Fall of Port Arthur by Benjamin Wegner Norregaard (1906)
"... lunette had a smaller one, but neither the escarps nor the counter-escarps were built in stone or concrete, and the moats were undefended by any kind of ..."

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