Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cover or protection for an advanced trench or approach, formed of fascines and earth supported by a framework.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cover or protection for an advanced trench or approach, formed of fascines and earth supported by a framework.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Milit., a blind; a screen made of timber and earth, used to protect men in a trench or covered way; also, a mantelet.
  • n. A hood so arranged that it can be made to cover the eyes of a horse if he essays to run away.

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French? (Wiktionary)

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