Escarp meaning

ĭ-skärp
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The inner wall of a ditch or trench dug around a fortification.
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To cause to form a steep slope.
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To furnish with an escarp.
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The side of the ditch next to the parapet in a fortification; the scarp.
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To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scarp.

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A steep slope or cliff; an escarpment.
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Origin of escarp

  • French escarpe from Italian scarpa scarp

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French escarpe.

    From Wiktionary