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Meaning of TENAILLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Te*naille"\, n. [F., a pair of pincers or tongs, a
tenaille, fr. L. tenaculum. See {Tenaculum}.] (Fort.)
An outwork in the main ditch, in front of the curtain,
between two bastions. See Illust. of {Ravelin}.

 

 

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