Medieval Glossary

Angle of the Face

Formed by the angle of the face and the line of defense produced till they intersect each other.

Related term(s): Face (Fortification); Angle, Re-entering; Angle of the Tenaille; Angle of the Line of Defense; Angle of the Epaule; Angle, Interior Flanking
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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