A bastion which has only one face and one flank, cut off by the capital, like the extremities of the horn- and crown-works.
Related term(s): Bastion; Flank (Fortification); Capital; Hornwork; Crown-work; Bastions, Solid
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 49.