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hornwork

(ˈhɔːnˌwɜːk)
n
(Fortifications) fortifications a freestanding fortification with angular points or horns serving to enclose an area immediately adjacent to a fort and add an extra layer of defence
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| A castle bridge is constructed especially for the event joining the site to the Castle Hornwork. | There are more than 100 stalls selling and promoting their products and services.
Finally, details of the old Portuguese breakwater and of the Portuguese hornwork on the slope below the Castelo novo are covered in the encyclopedia-style "Draft of the Mole of Tangier, Taken 10 August 1670" (likewise in Routh).
(136) It is here that a Portuguese hornwork comprising two half-bastions had been erected, long before the English takeover, to reinforce the Castelo novo's east curtain.
We are fortunate to have Pope Repair, Houghton Horns, and Patterson Hornworks provide a few scholarships.
Places fortified, after the modern way, consist chiefly of Bastions, and Curtains, and Sometimes of Demi-bastions according to the Situation of the Ground, of Cavaliers, Ramparts, Fausse-brayes, Ditches, Counterscarps, Cover'd Ways, Half Moons, Ravelins, Hornworks, Crownworks, Outworks, Esplanades, Redents, and Tenailles.
In his abortive efforts, he only succeeds in becoming mired in the paranomasia involving "curtain/curtin," "hornworks," and "flanked" (2:12, 129).
For the first time this year, Audition Mode had a vendor day featuring Baltimore Brass Co., Balu Musik, Brass Arts Unlimited, Lukas Horns, and Patterson Hornworks. A mock audition was followed by an intense post-audition discussion.
When the parade arrives at the castle, fireworks company Firefly Productions, which performs at the Glastonbury Festival Fireshow, will transform the Hornworks using fire and pyrotechnics.