Definition of revet in English:
verb (revets, revetting, revetted)[with object] (usually as adjective revetted)
Face (a rampart, wall, etc.) with masonry, especially in fortification: sandbagged and revetted trenches
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- Was the first gneiss facade or the marble spoil wall revetted with stucco?
- Small postholes containing iron nails, early medieval potsherds and a silver coin of Ethelred II dating to 1010 suggested that the terraces had been revetted by posts.
- Atkinson's trenches across the upper ledges make it clear that they had been revetted by posts with iron nails; a coin and pottery suggested a date soon after 1010 AD, and Atkinson believed the mound had been fortified against the Danes.
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