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Webster Dictionary

  1. Caponierenoun

    a work made across or in the ditch, to protect it from the enemy, or to serve as a covered passageway

  2. Etymology: [F. caponnire, fr. Sp. caponera, orig., a cage for fattening capons, hence, a place of refuge; cf. It. capponiera. See Capon.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caponiere

    kap-ō-nēr′, n. a covered passage across the ditch of a fortified place.—Also Caponier′. [Fr.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. caponiere

    A covered passage across the ditch of a fortified place, for the purpose either of sheltering communication with outworks or of affording a flanking fire to the ditch in which it stands. If the caponiere is protected only on one side, it is single; if on both sides, and covered, it is double.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caponiere in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caponiere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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