nFausse-braye(Mil) A second rampart, exterior to, and parallel to, the main rampart, and considerably below its level.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nfausse-brayeIn fortification, a small mound of earth thrown up about a rampart. See false bray, under false.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
The wall was strengthened toward the river and Bagumbayan by its fausse-braye.
"The Philippine Islands, 14931898, Volume XXXVI, 16491666" by Various
"So, out of the trenches, with features set,
On that hot, still morning, in measured pace,
Our column climbed; climbed higher yet,
Past the fauss'bray, scarp, up the curtain-face,
And along the parapet.