verb (used with object), revetted, revetting.
to face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material.

1805–15; < French revêtir literally, to reclothe; cf. revest

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revet (rɪˈvɛt)
vb , -vets, -vetting, -vetted
to face (a wall or embankment) with stones
[C19: from French revêt, from Old French revestir to reclothe; see revest]

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Perhaps it will be best to revet all the scarps and timber.
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