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in fortifications. In “permanent fortification” the sides of ditches supported by walls of masonry are so called. (See Counterforts.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Restorationists
Resurrection Men
Resurrection Pie
Retiarius
Retort Courteous (The)
Reuben Dixon
Reveillé [re-vay-ya]
Revenons à nos Moutons
Reverend
Revetments
Review
Revise
Revival of Letters in England
Revival of Painting and Sculpture
Revoke
Revulsion (in philosophy)
Rewe
Reynard the Fox
Reynardine
Reynold of Montalbon

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