Angle of the Shoulder
Formed by one face and one flank of the bastion. Same as the 'angle of the epaule.'
Related term(s): Angle of the Epaule; Face (Fortification); Flank (Fortification); Bastion; Angle, Diminished; Angle, Re-entering
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 22.