glacis in a sentence

Example sentences for glacis

The design is for the fixture for the turret, rear, upper side and upper glacis panels.
On the glacis, or north bank of the demilune moat, a small cemetery was established when the fort was under construction.
Water had been thrown upon the glacis, so that it was slippery with ice.

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