Demigorge

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Demigorge (Fort) Half the gorge, or entrance into a bastion, taken from the angle of the flank to the center of the bastion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n demigorge In fort, that part of the polygon which remains after the flank is raised, and goes from the curtain to the angle of the polygon. It is half of the vacant space of or entrance into a bastion.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. demi- gorge,