Re*vet"ment (?), n. [F. revetment the lining of a dith, fr. revetir to clothe, L. revestire. See Revest,v. t.] Fort. & Engin.
A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall.
[Written also revetement
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