• Barbacan Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) See Barbican.
- (n.) A tower or advanced work defending the entrance to a castle or city, as at a gate or bridge. It was often large and strong, having a ditch and drawbridge of its own.
- (n.) An opening in the wall of a fortress, through which missiles were discharged upon an enemy.
• Barbacanage Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) See Barbicanage.
- (n.) Money paid for the support of a barbican.