Medieval Glossary

Bastion, Deformed

This term applies to when the irregularity of the lines and angles puts a bastion out of shape; as, when it wants a demi-gorge, one side of the interior polygon being too short.

Related term(s): Bastion; Gorge; Polygon; Bastion, Composed; Bastion, Cut; Bastion, Demi
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Added: 09.03.05
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 48-49.


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