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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of defilade.

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Examples

  • So that if people defiladed, the government will be on the hook to make good.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2008

  • That is, a flying disk that will "locate defiladed combatants in complex urban terrain" and annihilate them using a bunker-buster warhead.

    Pentagon to Cities: Drop Dead

  • There was even a small depression, so they were almost defiladed.

    Again to Carthage

  • "So there you sit twiddling your thumbs, with hull defiladed."

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • "Get your hull defiladed, Sergeant!" shouted Krasnoy urgently.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • "So there you sit twiddling your thumbs, with hull defiladed."

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • "Get your hull defiladed, Sergeant!" shouted Krasnoy urgently.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • In backing out of defiladed position the tank threw a track.

    Steel Victory

  • From our defiladed position Staff Sergeant Skiba's tank fired on several machine-gun nests from which fire was visible, then picked up a log emplacement located at extreme top of hill on our right and fired several rounds of 75mm.

    Steel Victory

  • Staff Sergeant Skiba's tank drove around the obstacles to the left and Sergeant Call to the right, and took up a defiladed position behind the bank approximately one hundred yards apart.

    Steel Victory

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