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- The cheval de frise (plural: chevaux de frise [ʃə.vo də fʁiz], "Frisian horses") was a medieval defensive anti-cavalry measure consisting of a portable...
- third ring of walls lies a defensive system of stone slabs, known as a cheval de frise, planted in an upright position in the ground and still largely well-preserved...
- the inside are the ruins of clocháns. There is also evidence of a cheval de frise protecting the entrance. Its age is unknown. Coordinates: 53°6′16.40″N...
- the ground, as well as notches for attaching barbed wire. Caltrop Cheval de frise, a portable frame covered with many long iron or wooden spikes used...
- stakes were lashed in pairs at intervals along a log or beam to form a Cheval de frise.[1] This could be used, for example, as a moveable barrier to bar a...
- Fire, a horse that ran in the 2009 Kentucky Derby Frisian horse or cheval de frise, a type of military barrier Frisian School, a school of philosophy...
- 1776 during the American Revolutionary War, he designed an underwater cheval-de-frise installed across the Hudson River at the north end of Manhattan to...
- to attack the fortified camp. The Swedes managed to get past the "Cheval de frise" and break through, but was then rapidly repulsed and routed after...
- the evening of 20 September, after the evening gun [sounded], the chevals de frise [i.e., obstacles against cavalry] were hoisted, the tents dismantled...
- deep embrasures with arrow slits are to be seen at Aigues-Mortes and Château de Coucy, both in France. The etymology of embrasure expresses "widening". The...
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