Meaning of escarp

es•carp

Pronunciation: (i-skärp'), [key]
— n.
  1. the inner slope or wall of the ditch surrounding a rampart. See diag. under
  2. any similar steep slope.
—v.t.
  1. to make into an escarp; give a steep slope to; furnish with escarps.
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