BLINDS

, or Blindes, in Fortification, a kind of defence usually made of oziers or branches interwoven, and laid across between two rows of stakes, about a man's height, and 4 or 5 feet asunder. They are used particularly at the heads of trenches, when these are extended in front towards the glacis; serving to defend the workmen, and prevent the enemy from overlooking them.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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BLACKNESS
BLAGRAVE (John)
BLAIR (John)
BLIND
BLINDNESS
* BLINDS
BLOCKADE
BLONDEL (Francis)
BLOW
BLUE
BLUENESS