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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Barbacan (0.01172 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Barbacan.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: barbacan barbacan n : a tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle) [syn: barbican]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Barbacan Barbican \Bar"bi*can\, Barbacan \Bar"ba*can\, n. [OE. barbican, barbecan, F. barbacane, LL. barbacana, barbicana, of uncertain origin: cf. Ar. barbakh aqueduct, sewer. F. barbacane also means, an opening to let out water, loophole.] 1. (Fort.) A tower or advanced work defending the entrance to a castle or city, as at a gate or bridge. It was often large and strong, having a ditch and drawbridge of its own. [1913 Webster] 2. An opening in the wall of a fortress, through which missiles were discharged upon an enemy. [1913 Webster] Barbacan \Bar"ba*can\, n. See Barbican. [1913 Webster]

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