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 Post subject: Definitions: Sillen
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:29 pm 
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These are works, usually made of earth and stone and or wood, that are found in the middle of a very wide and dry ditch. They are raised and are higher than the covert-way but they must be lower than the rampart. The sillen often consists of a combination of small redans and half-bastions.


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