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  • v. Present participle of sap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of excavating trenches of approach under the musketry-fire of the besieged.
  • n. The undermining of a river's bank, especially if it is a cliff, by the moving water and its suspended grit.

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