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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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

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