Medieval Glossary

Angle of the Centre

The angle formed at the center of the polygon by lines drawn thence to the two points adjacent the bastions.

Related term(s): Angle, Diminished; Angle, Salient; Angle, Interior Flanking; Angle of the Epaule; Angle of the Face; Angle of the Flank
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Added: 09.03.05
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 22.


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