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for Covered way
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Covered \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 garrison an open line
of communication around the works, and a standing place
beyond the ditch. See Illust. of Ravelin.
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