American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Retirade

RETIRA’DE, n.

In fortification, a kind of retrenchment in the body of a bastion or other work, which is to be disputed inch by inch, after the defenses are dismantled. It usually consists of two faces, which make a re-entering angle.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Retirade," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8N88VHCIHIFNGBX.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Retirade." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8N88VHCIHIFNGBX.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Retirade' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8N88VHCIHIFNGBX.