epaulement

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: épaulement

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French épaulement, from épaule + -ment

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɪ.poʊlˈmɑnt/

Noun[edit]

epaulement (plural epaulements)

  1. A barricade of heaped earth for protection from gunfire.
  2. (ballet) A position in which one shoulder is thrust forward and the other back, and the torso turned at a right angle to the supporting leg.