Outer Curtain

   A wall that encloses the outer ward of a castle.

The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology. 2014.

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  • Outer Curtain — The wall the encloses the outer ward …   Medieval glossary

  • curtain wall — n. an independently supported outer wall that carries only its own weight and is freely removable …   English World dictionary

  • Curtain Wall — Outer wall, usually incorporating defensive towers …   Medieval glossary

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  • curtain wall —    In castles, the surrounding fortified walls. In modern architecture, an outer non load bearing wall, often simply a field of large panes of glass held in place with a lattice of other material, sometimes merely thin metal bands. The modern… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Curtain, Outer — The wall the encloses the outer ward …   Medieval glossary

  • curtain wall — n. exterior glass and steel wall between columns or piers that has no structural purpose (Modern Architecture); outer surrounding reinforced walls in castles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Outer Ward — The area around the outside of and adjacent to the inner curtain …   Medieval glossary

  • Outer Ward —    The area around and adjacent to the inner curtain of a castle …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Plan 9 from Outer Space — This article is about the 1959 film. For the video game of the same name, see Plan 9 from Outer Space (video game). Plan 9 from Outer Space …   Wikipedia

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