Angle of the Line of Defense
The angle made by the flank and the line of defense.
Related term(s): Flank (Fortification); Angle of the Flank; Angle of the Face; Angle, Flanked; Angle of the Centre; Angle, Re-entering
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 22.