Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hollow route, adapted to cover troops and facilitate their approach to a place.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hollow way, adapted to cover troops, and facilitate their aproach to a place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Milit., a hollow way or natural hollow, adapted to cover troops and facilitate their approach to a place.

Etymologies

French. See cave. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Is this an indication that Arlen Spectator has lost his bid ta extort Holder into cavin in on surveillance and torture?

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  • We can take teh blooberrie syrups I alreddy got in antisipashun of u cavin in to my big teary eyed pleeding luk and taek it to the last thred and use it to make a stickee trap fur that troll!

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  • Amos asked her for the key to the cabin door, and she went to the back porch and took one off a nail, but it wouldn't fit the lock, and before she could get another to try, the roof was on fire and cavin 'in.

    Aunt Jane of Kentucky

  • I saw the saggy, rotten timbers that kept the State of Pennsylvania from cavin 'in on us.

    Torchy As A Pa

  • "I wouldn't do that just now," said the other man, who was preparing to go down in the bucket; "to be sure, it's a good deal more like a well than a gravel-pit, but it's bigger at the top than at the bottom, and there's no danger of its cavin 'in, and now that we've got everything rigged up all right, it would be a pity to make a change yet awhile."

    My Terminal Moraine 1892

  • All these walls are cavin 'in I can't stop my sufferin' I hate to show that I've lost control

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  • Call Star reporter Curt Cavin at (317) 444-6409 or e-mail curt. cavin

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  • "They ain't no real bed-rock in the whole mountain," Billy elucidated, "so the stream cuts deeper'n deeper, an 'that keeps the sides cavin' in.

    CHAPTER XXII

  • Got caught in your web And I learned how to bleed I was prey in your bed And devoured completely And it hurts my soul Cause I can't let go All these walls are cavin 'in I can't stop my sufferin' I hate to show that I've lost control Cause I, I keep going right back To the one thing that I need to walk away from I need to get away from ya 'I need to walk away from ya' Get away, walk away, walk away I should have known I was used for amusement Couldn't see through the smoke It was all an illusion Now I've been lickin 'my wounds (licking my wounds) But the venom seeps deeper (deeper, deeper) We both can seduce, But darling you hold me prisoner (prisoner) Oh, I'm about to break I can't stop this ache I'm addicted to your allure and I'm fiendin' for a cure Every step I take Leads to one mistake I keep going right back To the one thing that I need ...

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