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(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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Covered ways and yards, which here and there diverged from the main street, disclosed little knots of houses, where drunken men and women were positively wallowing in filth; and from several of the door-ways, great ill-looking fellows were cautiously emerging, bound, to all appearance, on no very well-disposed or harmless errands.
He led them on and on, through a maze of back kitchens, dairies, larders, and sculleries, that melted along covered ways into a farm-house, visibly older than the main building, which again rambled out among barns, byres, pig-pens, stalls and stables to the dead fields behind.
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The talks also covered ways to increase the visits of Coptic Christians of Jerusalem, Iraq, Syria Kuwait and the Near East to Christian holy places in Jordan, namely the Baptism Site.
The meeting, which was attended by Abdul Rahman Al Shamsi, Assistant Secretary-General of legislative and parliamentary affairs, covered ways of strengthening bilateral relations between the Federal National Council and the Kuwaiti National Assembly with the emphsise on developing them in various fields along with the exchange of visits to take advantage of the experiences of both sides in this regard.
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