Epaule - (n.) The shoulder of a bastion, or the place where its face and
flank meet and form the angle, called the angle of the shoulder.
Epaulement - (n.) A side work, made of gabions, fascines, or bags, filled
with earth, or of earth heaped up, to afford cover from the flanking
fire of an enemy.
Epaulet - (n.) Alt. of Epaulette
Epaulette - (n.) A shoulder ornament or badge worn by military and naval
officers, differences of rank being marked by some peculiar form or
device, as a star, eagle, etc.; a shoulder knot.
Epauleted - (a.) Alt. of Epauletted
Epauletted - (a.) Wearing epaulets; decorated with epaulets.
Espauliere - (n.) A defense for the shoulder, composed of flexible
overlapping plates of metal, used in the 15th century; -- the origin of
the modern epaulette.
Nepaulese - (a.) Of or pertaining to Nepaul, a kingdom in Northern
Nepaulese - (n. sing. & pl.) A native or natives of Nepaul.
Pauldron - (n.) A piece of armor covering the shoulder at the junction of
the body piece and arm piece.
Paulian - (n.) Alt. of Paulianist
Paulianist - (n.) A follower of Paul of Samosata, a bishop of Antioch in
the third century, who was deposed for denying the divinity of Christ.
Paulician - (n.) One of a sect of Christian dualists originating in
Armenia in the seventh century. They rejected the Old Testament and the
part of the New.
Paulin - (n.) See Tarpaulin.
Pauline - (a.) Of or pertaining to the apostle Paul, or his writings;
resembling, or conforming to, the writings of Paul; as, the Pauline
epistles; Pauline doctrine.
Paulist - (n.) A member of The Institute of the Missionary Priests of St.
Paul the Apostle, founded in 1858 by the Rev. I. T. Hecker of New York.
The majority of the members were formerly Protestants.
Paulownia - (n.) A genus of trees of the order Scrophulariaceae,
consisting of one species, Paulownia imperialis.
Spauld - (n.) The shoulder.
Tarpaulin - (n.) A piece of canvas covered with tar or a waterproof
composition, used for covering the hatches of a ship, hammocks, boats,
Tarpaulin - (n.) A hat made of, or covered with, painted or tarred cloth,
worn by sailors and others.
Tarpaulin - (n.) Hence, a sailor; a seaman; a tar.