Cov"ered (k?v"?rd), a.

Under cover; screened; sheltered; not exposed; hidden.

Covered way Fort., a corridor or banquette along the top of the counterscarp and covered by an embankment whose slope forms the glacis. It gives the garrisonn an open line of communication around the works, and a standing place beyond the ditch. See Illust. of Ravelin.


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