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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Epaulmentnoun

    In fortification, a sidework made either of earth thrown up, of bags of earth, gabions, or of fascines and earth; of which latter are made the epaulments of the places of arms for the cavalry behind the trenches. It sometimes denotes a semibastion and a square orillion, or mass of earth faced and lined with a wall, designed to cover the cannon of a cazemate. Harr.

    Etymology: French, from epaule, a shoulder.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of epaulment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of epaulment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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