En barbette

said of guns when they are elevated so as to fire over the top of a parapet, and not through embrasures.

See also: Barbette

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It held 200 cannon arranged with one tier of guns in casements and the other en barbette.
Each battery had two to eight guns, including 10-inch and 12-inch pieces, all on various carriages rapid fire, antiaircraft, en barbette, disappearing and mortar.