Definitions for "COVERED WAY"
A covered or protected position, usually a lowered earthen parapet on the counterscarp of an outer glacis.
A depression, road or path in the outer edge of a fort’s moat or ditch, generally protected from enemy fire by a parapet, at the foot of which might be a banquette enabling the coverage of the glacis with musketry.
Passage along the outer edge of a ditch, protected by a rampart forming the glacis; it is usually some 10 metres wide.